Bless my Heart…

Bless my Heart…

The road of life gives us many opportunities to bless every heart . Consider the following possibilities; What if I bless my heart all the time no matter what? What If I honor and bless myself for who I am right now? What if I bless my heart, because it feels good? What if I bless the hearts of my family and friends? What if I bless the hearts of strangers as they pass by? What if I decide to see...

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Surrender

Surrender

Have you ever wondered What’s come over you? Have you ever questioned What you ought to do? Have you ever worried Will it all work out? Have you ever asked yourself What’s it all about? Give it up, let go surrender We’re only here to remember What our souls already know We’re only here to remember We’ll get it if we just let go Have you ever cried at night Feeling...

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A crack in everything….

A crack in everything….

The birds they sang at the break of day Start again, I heard them say Don’t dwell on what has passed away or what is yet to be. The wars they will be fought again The holy dove, be caught again bought and sold and bought again the dove is never free. Ring the bells that still can ring. Forget your perfect offering. There is a crack in everything. That’s how the light gets in. We...

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The Role of our Dual Natures

The Role of our Dual Natures

According to Argentinian writer Jorge Luis Borges, Judas was actually a more exalted hero than Jesus. He unselfishly volunteered to perform the all-important villain’s role in the resurrection saga, knowing he’d be reviled forever. It was a dirty job that only a supremely ego-less saint could have done. Jesus suffered, true, but enjoyed glory and adoration as a result. Let’s...

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Simple things…

Simple things…

Simple things are always the most difficult. In actual life it requires the greatest art to be simple, and so acceptance of oneself is the essence of the moral problem and the acid test of one’s whole outlook on life. That I feed the beggar, that I forgive an insult, that I love my enemy… all these are undoubtedly great virtues….. But what if I should discover that the least...

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I am because you are

I am because you are

Sawubona* *Although [this Zulu greeting is] usually translated as “I see you” (and made famous by the N’avi in the film Avatar), Sawubona literally means “we see you,” and the correct response is Yabo sawubona, “Yes, we see you too.” “It’s not a single ‘I’ person,” says Orland Bishop.  In African culture a person is thought...

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