Balance

A Season of Change

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For thousands of years, not much changed for ancient man. He plodded through a world as crude as that of his forefathers – until the day he invented fire. One moment of progress led...

The Art of Noticing

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“The range of what we think and do is limited by what we fail to notice.” ---Joseph Campbell Our multi-tasking/sound bite/microwave/remote-control culture encourages Noise instead of Noticing; Entertainment, not Engagement.  We have instant everything, from messages...

Peace Chaplain

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From the Book RADICAL PEACE: People Refusing War By William T. Hathaway RADICAL PEACE, recently published by Trine Day, is a collection of reports from peace activists in the USA, Europe, Iraq, and Afghanistan. A seminarian contributed...

Mudslide – by Janette Kennedy

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Danger brings us here, where the experts smile and say, “Just a little more time.” In their swagger, we let our secret seed out into the open, to bloom. It is a strong plant,...

Drop the Load – Just One Thing by Rick Hanson Ph.D.

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Drop the Load Are you doing too much? The Practice: Drop the load. Why? You may have seen the old Mickey Mouse movie in which he is working at a conveyor belt in a factory. More and more widgets...

The Mnemosyne Weekly: Poem Eighteen (Harper)

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Reuben, Reuben Michael S. Harper My selection this week is the powerful Michael S. Harper poem, "Reuben, Reuben," from the collection Images of Kin, which came out in 1977 and was nominated for a National Book Award.  It has...

Buoyed by a Bloom – by Anne Peek

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I was startled into hope by a sturdy bloom. In a murky week filled with fatigue, overwhelm and heartache, I bought a small pot of Gerbera daisies, bright raspberry red to cheer me up....

Teamwork

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“It is not good for the man to be alone; I will make a helper corresponding to him.” (Genesis 2:18) There is a story in our family repertoire about our younger daughter, who told her...

The 10 Aspirations – by Alison McBain

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I. I am one truth of many. Thou shalt respect all gods and religions, not just one. II. Thou shalt not eschew those who make a carved image of faith, for I am a loving...

The Song of Autumn, By JoyAnne O’Donnell

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The autumn is filled with pumpkins prayers for miles God's endless smiles on cool breezes shines high rise's of many colors with the leaves dance on the ground in the sky with autumns wing's flies a great season an inspiring reason peace in...