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What Does It Mean To Be Happy?

Sitting on a friend’s stoop at 3 AM, watching the sunrise, makes me contemplative. It was one of the first times since arriving in Vietnam that there was absolute silence—No talking, no technology, no headphones in my ear. 183 more words

Love's Philosophy

The fountains mingle with the river
And the rivers with the ocean,
The winds of Heaven mix for ever
With a sweet emotion;
Nothing in the world is single,

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contemplate: life starts all over again when it gets crisp in the fall

Last week, as the temperatures began to drop, I felt the seasons click. Just like Carrie Bradshaw does in Sex and the City, when she says, 348 more words


Carved In Stone

I came across this today, carved in stone:   “If I Knew Truth”.  Someone spent some time to carve that.  Someone thought it brilliant enough, important enough or thought provoking enough to carve it in stone.   416 more words

Life Chatter

City Lights

I can no longer
the whispers in the sky,
because I cannot  find
from my ever distracted mind.

The sounds that once
assured… 11 more words


Natural Bridge Too

A gentle joyousness—a mighty mildness of repose in swiftness, invested the gliding whale. Not the white bull Jupiter swimming away with ravished Europa clinging to his graceful horns; his lovely, leering eyes sideways intent upon the maid; with smooth bewitching fleetness, rippling straight for the nuptial bower in Crete; not Jove, not that great majesty Supreme!

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Weekend suggestions

We’re now more than mid-way through September. A few weeks ago I made some suggestions about trying to make some  slight readjustments to your daily, weekly or monthly schedule. 141 more words

Creative Prayer