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Accepting Our Humanity is an Action

“No one is born hating another person because of the color of his skin, or his background, or his religion. People must learn to hate, and if they can learn to hate, they can be taught to love, for love comes more naturally to the human heart than its opposite.” ~Nelson Mandela, … 788 more words

Buddhism

Free in every moment

In the absence of a living breathing wolf dog in my life, I have been seeking to find wildness from other sources. One source is the wildness that lives within me, a wildness I grew up thinking was “unladylike” and therefore undesirable. 1,484 more words

Total Eclipses & Mandalas

Here in the US we are anticipating the total solar eclipse tomorrow, August 21st. This is the first one to be visible since 1979. While many people will be in a region to view it, everyone in the US can catch a partial eclipse. 597 more words

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3 Stoic mantras to help your relationships

With all the volatility we come across in life, some of the more difficult trials to endure are the ones involving our relationships with people. Trying to control conversations with the few that we want to facilitate good relationships with can be like taming a lion. 599 more words

Thought

Positivity

Negativity is something we’re all warned against. We’re told to be optimists, to see opportunities where others don’t, but we’re not always taught how. Turns out, it has a lot to do with discipline (something I need to work on). 276 more words

Writing for Recovery - What I've learnt so far. 

Writing is talking to oneself – Alan Bennett

To be fair, the quote is taken from the film The Lady in the Van, which is whirring away in the background, but the sentiment is quite true.

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