Tag Archives: abundance

Filled With Loving Kindness: Being Kindness

My heart has been so heavy since the Presidential election, and it’s taken some time to sort out my feelings to figure out why my heart has been so heavy. After all, I’ve been “awake” for decades to the racism, … Continue reading

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Sustenance: Grocerypalooza

Recently, I’ve begun to shop at Aldi.  I’ve gone from full-time to part-time work, and a quick glance at our finances reveals an inordinate amount of our earnings goes toward groceries. For those who are unfamiliar, Aldi is a discount … Continue reading

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Sowing Magic

Sowing seeds is an act of faith.  You take a few specks, press them into some dirt, give them a drink, and then… really, you’re dependent on magic for the rest.  But magic does deliver, else we wouldn’t continue to … Continue reading

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Storehouse: Giving Thanks

Every year I write the “grace” that I then speak aloud at our Thanksgiving table.  I am inspired by many sources including, but not limited to Buddhist wisdom, Native American traditions, and Unitarian Universalist faith heritage. As I am composing … Continue reading

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Storehouse: Having Enough

“Enough is abundance to the wise.”  ~ Euripides  There is a commercial being broadcast currently for the Georgia lottery which dramatizes the absurdity of a couple who lament winning the jackpot when the prize was “only” fifteen million dollars.  It … Continue reading

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Storehouse: Inherent Abundance

“Can any of you, however much you worry, add a single cubit to your span of life?  If a very small thing is beyond your powers, why worry about the rest?  Think how the flowers grow; they never have to … Continue reading

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Storehouse: The Circle of the Beloved’s Cunning Thieves

I am a high school and sometimes university teacher.  I have been teaching in some form or another now for 30 years.  Here is the lesson that I have been so slow to learn from all my years of teaching: … Continue reading

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Storehouse: What are you carrying?

Sometimes I think that abundance may be as much about what we let go of as what we store up.  Perhaps you have seen shows about “hoarding.”  I find it extremely painful to watch those shows, and so I usually … Continue reading

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Storehouse: Recognizing Gifts

Our personal storehouses are the products of our hard work and efforts. The traditional farming family would laugh at any other notion of how the storehouse is filled, but they would also recognize that while the storehouse is full as … Continue reading

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Storehouse: Warehouse or Abundance?

“Storehouse” can mean, literally,  a warehouse where we store up goods for some later use.  It can also refer to an abundance of something, even something intangible like knowledge. My own “storehouse of knowledge”, or even wisdom, seems to be … Continue reading

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