Be the Sculptor and the Marble

“We can write a meaningful lifetime script.  We will become both sculptor and marble. We will be the designer and the design.”~Bernard Strehler, Gerontologist  What an absolutely wonderful concept!  This idea that we are sculpting our life. It brings about the visual of a life of contemplated and deliberate creation.  I will tell anyone who asks […]
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Walk The Walk

“It is difficult to bring people to goodness with lessons, but it is easy to do so by example.”~ Seneca Let me tell you about this man I met quite a few years ago.  He’s not much for church-going.  He doesn’t quote scripture.  You won’t see him out picketing or expounding on what should be […]
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Media Mania

“If we are not prepared to think for ourselves, and to make the effort to learn how to do this well, we will always be in danger of becoming slaves to the ideas and values of others due to our own ignorance.”~ William Hughes, US Democratic Politician  The events in the past three months with […]
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Free Will

“Why, then, did God give them Free Will?  Because Free Will, though it makes evil possible, is also the only thing that makes possible any love or goodness or joy worth having.” ~ C.S. Lewis  When we chose this life on earth, our higher power gave us the gift of Free Will.  This is proven by […]
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Being A Leader

People do not seem to realize that their opinion of the world is also a confession of their character.~ Ralph Waldo Emerson  I confess that I did not handle the pandemic as well as I would like you to believe.  It was, honestly, not just because both my husband’s business and mine were directly and […]
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The Virus Of Fear

I am sharing an excerpt from my reading this morning out of The Mandala Of Being by Richard Moss. This, to me, is a very pertinent message for the viral pandemic and warranted an immediate release.  In a culture dominated by and addicted to fear, the one thing we seem incapable of doubting is fear itself.  […]
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Word of the Day  ~ Devotion ~

Words are magic.  Our words have so much power, and we don’t seem to realize it.  Your words have the ability to transform your life and the life of others.  BE IMPECCABLE WITH YOUR WORD.  Mean what you say and speak with intention. ~ AsToldBy.com I am a lover of words and relish the task […]
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The International Peace Project

There is more evidence that the group-practice of Transcendental Meditation can turn off war like a light switch than aspirin reduces headache pain. ~John Hegelin, Research Physicist The Lebanon War began in 1982.  In 1988, a research project dubbed the International Peace Project began.  A group of Sidhas, trained in Transcendental Meditation, were positioned throughout […]
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Mom As A Guru

Perhaps it takes courage to raise children.   –John Steinbeck One of my favorite lines of a (Netflix) Grace And Frankie episode goes like this:            (The phone rings)            “I have to take this, it’s my Guru”“Hi Mom!” If you were to look up quotes about Mother’s, you would find a lot of them about the sacrifices made to […]
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Healing Instead of Hating

Darkness cannot drive out darkness, only light can do that.Hate cannot drive out hate, only love can do that.~ Martin Luther King  If you want to be inspired, read this impromptu address delivered in Indianapolis, IN by Bobby Kennedy announcing the assassination of Martin Luther King Jr.  It was delivered on the back of a flatbed truck only 65 […]