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Do For Yourself What You Would Do For Others

We all know this the other way around – “treat others as you want to be treated by them”. But what if I need to even the balance the other way around? Do I listen to my thoughts as I would listen to someone … Continue reading

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When Life Gets Complicated. A Few Things That Might Help

1. Talk things over with friends and family, with whoever you feel is best. Someone who listens, reassures and gives you space to rest and figure it all out. (Do not talk things through with people who will try to solve this … Continue reading

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Darkness Is Not Dark To You

I’m a bit in the dumps at the moment. Spending too much time not going out, not writing, not painting, not helping myself. I managed to go out today, though, and it was good. I saw some art, some beauty; … Continue reading

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Stand By Me

Most people can and must come to life in their own way and time, and if we try to help them by hastening the process, we end up doing harm. […] When we understand that our efforts to help other … Continue reading

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This Made My Heart Smile

A friend of mine surprised me today with this beautiful notebook he got on his Christmas holiday in Thailand – I love it!! He just gave it to me and said it’s for my poetry. Completely made my day :).

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Faith & Relaxation…

Catholic theologian James Allison [talked] about how we think faith is about striving – keeping parameters, calling people out for not having it right, spiritual practices, doctrinal purity… whatever – but that really faith is about relaxing. Specifically, relaxing in … Continue reading

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Choices

I’m not sure where to begin. I’m not sure at all if there is any topical connection between all the things I’ve heard and seen during the last days. But here they are.  We celebrated the life of a friend … Continue reading

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