Monthly Archives: October, 2011

Sleep

And if tonight my soul may find her peace in sleep, and sink in good oblivion, and in the morning wake like a new-opened flower then I have been dipped again in God, and new-created. D.H. Lawrence   David Herbert Richards Lawrence was an English author, poet, playwright, essayist and literary critic. His collected works …

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Pets

An animal’s eyes have the power to speak a great language. Martin Buber Martin Buber was an Austrian-born Jewish philosopher best known for his philosophy of dialogue, a form of religiousexistentialism centered on the distinction between the I-Thou relationship and the I-It relationship. I can remember when I first married and became a step father …

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Never

Never say never. Anonymous     I receive countless electronic and snail mail daily from people who want me to buy their products. Ninety nine percent goes in the circular file, but once in a while I read something that resonates inside me. What Sarah Maria wrote below is worthy of sharing with you as …

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If You Could Speak At Your Own Funeral . . .

Healthy children will not fear life if their elders have integrity enough not to fear death. Erik H. Erikson   I officiate at many funerals, memorial services and unveilings and am always intrigued, moved and inspired by hearing what loved ones have to share about their beloved who has transitioned.   I remember some 45 …

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Deep Breathing

If you woke up breathing, congratulations! You have another chance. Andrea Boydston   Andrea Boydston is an American writer of prose and life affirming materials. I chose this quote as I don’t know many people that pause upon awakening and inhaling their first breath of the day.   I love that first moment more than …

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