You can love yourself….you really can!!

You can love yourself….you really can!!

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In the end, in the end,in the end…it’s about Love

In the end, in the end,in the end…it’s about Love

“I tell you the more I think, the more I feel that there is nothing more truly artistic than to love people.” – Vincent van Gogh “Everything I understand, I understand only because I love. Everything exists, only because I love.” – Leo Tolstoy “Until you have loved, you cannot become yourself.” – Emily Dickinson “Love imperfectly. Be a...

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True Nature of Fundamentalism

True Nature of Fundamentalism

The fundamentalist takes everything way too seriously and way too personally and way too literally. He divides the world into two camps, those who agree with him and those who don’t. There is only one right way to interpret the world, and a million wrong ways. Correct belief is the only virtue. To the fundamentalist, the liberated imagination is a sinful taboo. He not only enslaves his own...

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A Thomas Merton Primer

A Thomas Merton Primer

“Finally I am coming to the conclusion that my highest ambition is to be what I already am. That I will never fulfill my obligation to surpass myself unless I first accept myself. and if I accept myself fully, in the right way, I will have already have surpassed myself.” “The beginning of love is the will to let those we love be perfectly themselves, the resolution not to twist...

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Walking About…

Walking About…

Forever Oneness, Who sings to us in silence, Who teaches us through each other, Guide my steps with strength and wisdom. May I see the lessons as I walk, Honor the purpose of all things. Help me touch with respect, Always speak from behind my eyes. Let me observe, not judge. May I cause no harm, and leave Music and beauty after my visit. When I return to Forever, May the circle be closed and The...

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Listen Close

Listen Close

Listen to the mustn’ts, child. Listen to the don’ts. Listen to the shouldn’ts, the impossibles, the won’ts. Listen to the never haves, then listen close to me… Anything can happen, child. Anything can be ~Shel...

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