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Solitude - Entirely Essential

A recent 80th birthday party included new and past/young and old family members.  The rest of us were long-term friends.  Toni, the birthday boy, greeted everyone with the same charm he possessed 42 years ago in Corporate Canada. 989 more words

Daily Riches: Being the Beloved of God (Henri Nouwen) *

“Many voices ask for our attention. There is a voice that says, ‘Prove that you are a good person.’ Another voice says, ‘You’d better be ashamed of yourself.’ There also is a voice that says, ‘Nobody really cares about you,’ and one that says, ‘Be sure to become successful, popular, and powerful.’ But underneath all these often very noisy voices is a still, small voice that says, ‘You are my Beloved, my favor rests on you.’ That’s the voice we need most of all to hear. 373 more words


Life Snapshot

Today is Shabbat.  A time free of work world constraints.  Time to absorb beauty, reflect beauty and warmth, radiate that back to others.  A time for thinking, for being. 870 more words


SATURDAY READING: Rain And The Rhinoceros, by Thomas Merton

Let me say this before rain becomes a utility that they can plan and distribute for money.  By “they” I mean the people who cannot understand that rain is a festival, who do not appreciate its gratuity, who think that what has no price has no value, that what cannot be sold is not real, so that the only way to make something  3,787 more words

Thomas Merton


L’impression de pas réussir à me réaliser.
De pas avancer.
De ne pas m’accomplir.
D’avoir toujours les mêmes doutes.
Le pire dans tout ça, c’est que je sais ce que je loupe. 133 more words


PS: ne lis pas ça.

J’ai envie de crier.
Envie d’oublier,
Me fracasser le crâne
Être con comme un âne
Me déshydrater,
Arrêter de chialer.
Partir en poussières
Mêlé à l’univers… 100 more words


Parmi les anonymes

Parmi les anonymes,C’est ce que tu as décidé,

Traité comme un simple passant,

Et encor, ils auraient plus d’égard,


Je vais continuer en bon mime, 200 more words