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Perkara Membaca

Buku itu tergeletak di atas meja kayu mahogani dengan pulasan pelitur mewah. Halamannya terbuka dan di atasnya terdapat sebuah penanda halaman bertuliskan “Bacalah aku…”


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Two Steps To Spiritual Freedom (4/4)

1961 Maui Work

Tape 389 Side 1

Two Steps To Spiritual Freedom (Habakkuk 2:18-20)

By Joel Goldsmith

Part 4 of 4

        And so it is, that you can face any situation in life, if you can remember,  1,609 more words


Narrow Gate

The narrow gate
of the present moment
makes entry painful
for the inflated ego.

© 2015 Dennis Ference


Where It's Been

“Toni, put it back, you don’t know where that thing’s been.”

The green rectangle was not disposed of, as her partner wished, but instead held with evident relish up to the light, keen aqua eyes taking in all the little details. 590 more words

Toni & Dax

Moon Magic

Sitting on the beach in the dead of night was always fun, no matter the time of year or the circumstances surrounding it, but for some reason waiting to watch the moon rise up over the ocean made everything much more mysterious. 379 more words


End of Winter Slump

I’ve not been feeling too hot lately, and this time, it has nothing to do with my personal life (quitting smoking and losing my car.. I don’t know if I’ve brought this up, but my car broke down about two weeks ago and it’s been really sad because I love my little Toyota). 355 more words

Life Commentaries

Results of Almsgiving, Fasting, and Prayer

Almsgiving heals the irascible part of the soul; fasting extinguishes the concupiscible part; and prayer purifies the mind and prepares it for the contemplation of reality.
Saint Maximus the Confessor


Unlikely Wanderer reblogged this on An Unlikely Wanderer and commented:

Sound wisdom in a single sentence. Many thanks to the OP (Contemplative in the Mud), and of course to St. Maximus the Confessor for sharing his wisdom, and to God for His witnesses to the faith...