Tag Archives: Kindness

I got more than I gave

“I am grateful for what I am and have. My thanksgiving is perpetual.” –  Henry David Thoreau I have been struggling lately. I have found myself at a crossroads, at the intersection of self-worth and self-doubt. I am trying to … Continue reading

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38 ways you can finally stop being a D*ck

I subscribe to an online magazine called the Elephant Journal which describes itself as “it’s about a mindful life”.  This online journal is one of many, too many, that I get on a daily and weekly basis about Buddhism, liberal Christian … Continue reading

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Bread and milk

“Anyone who says they’re not afraid at the time of a hurricane is either a fool or a liar, or a little bit of both.” –  Anderson Cooper In 1985 I was working and living in Wilmington, NC. My first … Continue reading

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Seeds of compassion

“Encountering sufferings will definitely contribute to the elevation of your spiritual practice, provided you are able to transform the calamity and misfortune into the path.” – His Holiness the Dalai Lama I am not a coffee drinker so in the morning … Continue reading

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A recipe for thanks

“I am grateful for what I am and have. My thanksgiving is perpetual.” –  Henry David Thoreau This week we celebrate Thanksgiving in America. I must admit it is my favorite holiday primarily because the focus is on eating which … Continue reading

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My right to swing my fist ends where your nose begins

“Because my faith teaches me that marriage is between a man and a woman, and it symbolizes Christ and its relationship with the church. As much as I love Rob, my love for Christ is more important.”- Barronelle Stutzman, owner of … Continue reading

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Balance as Beauty

There is a city about an hour’s drive from my home that I love visiting on day trips. Some would describe this city as artsy, which is a kind of backhanded slap or a conservative catchall phrase for meaning it’s … Continue reading

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