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Why the desert?

“The stillness of the desert provides man with the fittest atmosphere for . . . far from the noise of the world, man implores the help of God and concentrates all his powers so as to erase his passionate attachment to the outside world, overcome his intellect’s fragmentation, and achieve spiritual balance. 29 more words


Nature | sunset on the lake

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People With Depression Can Have A Good Day?

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Trasimeno Lake – Umbria – Italy

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Wonders Of Life

No long-winded intro to this one. Happy Columbus day to all of my U.S. readers and wishes for a great and safe weekend for everyone. 91 more words

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Four Words

My dear friend Taslim very recently wrote a piece on her excellent blog called: Four Words (which is well worth a read, in fact her whole blog is worth reading and bookmarking!). 259 more words


Weekend Reflections

As I was coming home from running errands yesterday, I smiled.

I love this time of year.  Perhaps there may be a brisk chill in the air and I think jeans, sweatshirts and a simple scarf.  101 more words



“It is not how much we have, but how much we enjoy, that makes happiness.”

-Charles Spurgeon

Happiness. I consider myself to be a realist. As a realist, I tell myself I know what true reality is and often, for me, that reality isn’t very positive.

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I had some eyeglasses. I was walking down the street when suddenly the prescription ran out. - Steven Wright and Chicken Fajitas

I’ve been dealing with a rashy spot on my lower leg for a month or so. Seemingly resistant to lotion and not showing any signs of disappearing on its own, I phoned my dermatologist for an appointment to get it checked out. 1,168 more words