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Filled With Loving Kindness: All Will Be Well

In the movie “The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel” the character Sonny says several times, “Everything will be all right in the end … if it’s not all right, it is not yet the end.” A colleague and friend wrote and … Continue reading

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Ecology: Earthrise

It was Christmas Eve, 1968, when the above photo, “Earthrise,” was taken by the crew of Apollo 8. The image caught astronaut Frank Borman by surprise. They were taking photographs of the moon when he happened to turn and look … Continue reading

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Birth: Trash to Treasure

On the south side of Gainesville, along a stretch of Highway 13, is a place we call “little Mexico.” The signs are in Spanish, the buildings are painted bright colors, and the skin-tone of the people is predominantly brown. This … Continue reading

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Birth: Possibilities

It is entirely possible that circumstances in your life have left you weary and wandering.  The baggage that you have been carrying has grown ever heavier, and it may feel as though it is weighing  you down and preventing you … Continue reading

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Birth: Your Voice

From the day you were born, other people told you what you are.    You’re cute, you’re loud, you’re silly.  You’re the smart one, the skinny one, the slow one.  You are stupid, you’re funny, you’re lazy, you’re handsome, you’re so … Continue reading

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Storehouse: Right Here, Right Now

Don’t Make Lists Every day a new flower rises from your body’s fresh soil. Don’t go around looking for fallen petals in a fairy tale, when you’ve got the golden plant right here, now, shooting forth in light from your … Continue reading

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Storehouse: In the Now

“The light constantly changes, and that alters the atmosphere and beauty of things every minute.” ~ Claude Monet . On this date in 1840, the French impressionist painter Claude Monet was born.  Monet’s paintings are characterized by his signature bold … Continue reading

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