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A Moment’s Bliss

True bliss comes in moments. Live them, then remember them as needed. ~ me I couldn’t find a quote on bliss today that said what I needed, so I said it myself. I found a lot about “follow your bliss,” … Continue reading

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Blessings of the Day Upon You

Deep peace of the running wave to you Deep peace of the flowing air to you Deep peace of the quiet earth to you Deep peace of the shining stars to you Deep peace of the Infinite peace to you … Continue reading

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Prayer for Peace

“Peace is the virtue of civilization. War is its crime.” ~ Victor Hugo   Today the world is leery, watching the Crimea with nervous eyes.  It’s not the first time. Over 150 years ago, the Crimean War marked a turning … Continue reading

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Let the Games Begin!

“Every individual must have the possibility of practicing sport, without discrimination of any kind and in the Olympic spirit, which requires mutual understanding with a spirit of friendship, solidarity and fair play.” ~ from The Olympic Charter Yes, I am … Continue reading


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The Benefits of Calm

“Never be in a hurry; do everything quietly and in a calm spirit. Do not lose your inner peace for anything whatsoever, even if your whole world seems upset.” ~St. Francis de Sales Easy enough for him to say. The … Continue reading

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Past Wisdom on Wisdom

“A wise man is superior to any insults which can be put upon him, and the best reply to unseemly behavior is patience and moderation.”~Molière Turmoil in the US.  Again. People are up in arms, some threatening violence, but most … Continue reading

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A Little Retreat

“That perfect tranquility of life, which is nowhere to be found but in retreat, a faithful friend and a good library.” from The Lucky Mistake by Aphra Behn I chose today’s quote mainly because I really just needed a little Aphra … Continue reading

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