Monthly Archives: July, 2011

Complimenting Me

Sincerity is the highest compliment you can pay. Ralph Waldo Emerson   We all have very critical inner voices that tend to overshadow and deny our positive and endearing qualities. Yet, we are all soaring at the same time we are denying. Why is that? Who knows and quite frankly, who cares? It just is! …

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Letting Go

When I let go of what I am, I become what I might be.  Lao Tzu   Laozi; (also Lao Tse) was a philosopher of ancient China and is a central figure in Taoism (also spelled “Daoism”). Laozi literally means “Old Master” and is generally considered an honorific. Laozi is revered as a god in …

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Beauty

Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us or we find it not. Ralph Waldo Emerson   We are born so filled with beauty and spend the balance of our lives seeking what we already have. How tragic! Everything about us is beautiful, except our own self …

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Family

“In my culture, there is no such thing as a single woman alone with children. There is no such thing as “alone” at all. There is the family.” Miriam Makeba Miriam Makeba was a fabulous entertainer and civil rights activist from South Africa. Like many cultures, she was raised in a culture where “family” was …

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Plea for Prayer and Hope

For those that are parents and those that are children of parents, I ask that you join me today in praying for the safe return of a son to his family. None of us can imagine the anguish of not knowing where our children are and whether they are safe. This is no different for …

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