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The Balance of Forgiveness

I don’t know about you, but I usually find my ability to forgive inversely related to how personally I take the infraction. My ease of forgiveness can also depend on the intention behind the infraction. For example, if my friend’s … Continue reading

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The Necessity of Love and Compassion

One can always count on the Dalai Lama to say things like they are. And although he doesn’t specifically emphasize it, he’s great at highlighting cultural imbalances between the masculine and feminine principles. Today, it’s how each principle approaches love … Continue reading

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Wake Up People: We Are One!

“I hope that people will finally come to realize that there is only one race – the human race – and we are all members of it.” – Margaret Atwood This is an important quote from Margaret Atwood. It’s timely, too, … Continue reading

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Happy International Woman’s Day!

“You educate a man; you educate a man. You educate a woman; you educate a generation.” – Brigham Young One reason our world is so out of balance these days is because the values, ideas, and wisdom that woman bring … Continue reading

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Dreaming with John L.

“You may say I’m a dreamer, but I’m not the only one. I hope someday you will join us. And the world will live as one.” – John Lennon  Almost everyone is familiar with the iconic song, Imagine, by John … Continue reading

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Wonderful Wonder!

Wisdom begins in wonder. – Socrates  I love the word, “wonder;” it sounds so melodious. According to Merriam-Webster, wonder means “rapt attention or astonishment at something awesomely mysterious or new to one’s experience.” Beautiful. The definition alone feeds the soul. … Continue reading

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In Search of Peace

The presence of violence has been considered normal in our world for millennia. Warfare, aggression, the use of guns and other weaponry to enact perceived justice are all staples of a world ruled by patriarchal principles. And while there may … Continue reading

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