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More Peace

“Peace is not a relationship of nations. It is a condition of mind brought about by a serenity of soul. Peace is not merely the absence of war. It is also a state of mind. Lasting peace can come only … Continue reading

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By Candlelight

The electricity stopped flowing into the neighborhood for awhile last night.  The house was dark along with the other houses, buildings, and the streetlights. I could have grabbed one of my flashlights for illumination, but I didn’t. I set aside … Continue reading

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Breakfast Time

A good way to become more mindful about one’s morning routine, is to be an overnight guest. The first time I stayed overnight with my boyfriend, I observed what he did and the order in which he performed his morning … Continue reading

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When Do I Belong?

Sam and I were caucusing in my living room solving the problems of the world. We were doing quite well at brainstorming brilliant solutions that would work miracles if only we could convince someone of power and influence about our … Continue reading

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70 Years Of Independence

I want to take this opportunity to wish my Internet friends in India and in Pakistan a happy Independence Day today. I feel privileged to regularly correspond with special people in both nations. Both India and Pakistan obtained their Independence … Continue reading

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Visual Statements …Floral Friday

Have you ever wondered about the idiom, “to make a statement”?  That is to make a statement in the non-grammatical sense. We might hear it used in an advertisement such as, “This car makes a statement about your position in … Continue reading

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The Beatles And India

Yesterday, the clerk at the thrift store in Wayne, Nebraska was testing an old boom box stereo unit to make sure the thing worked before putting it up for sale. He placed “Sergeant Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band” into the … Continue reading

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