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sandra-f-carrington-smith's picture
Feb.18.2009
“Knowledge is a process of piling up facts; wisdom lies in their simplification.” ~ Martin Fischer Early morning is usually my best time of the day. It is in the first couple of hours after I wake up that interesting thoughts pierce through the fiber of my awareness as needles sharpened by the...
renee-sigel's picture
Feb.16.2009
A Place of Disrespect   Mythologies. We buy into them. We shape our lives by what we read and think we learn from them... Imperceptibly, the very difference between solitude and loneliness becomes the proscenium of our own daily, privately disingenuous stagecraft and remains the arch within...
catherine-nagle's picture
Feb.15.2009
The Beautiful Dress I Borrowed With Natalie only nine years old, I was very discreet in dating and careful about bringing anyone into our home, or in allowing men to meet my daughter. We had lived in our apartment for almost two years before I met my future husband, and it had been four years since...
raha-behnam's picture
Feb.09.2009
Anything that matters in this world isn't going anywhere. I guess that is a pretty obvious statement but it can be applied to so many situations, so many times and places in life when we fear losing the things that mean the most to us. I love to dance, but I always felt that if I was not constantly...
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Feb.08.2009
Happy Birthday, James Dean, whose favorite book was "The Little Prince" by Antoine de Saint-Exupery, and whose favorite poet was Federico Garcia Lorca. You are remembered for "East of Eden," "Rebel Without A Cause,"  and for having said this: "Only the Gentle are...
catherine-nagle's picture
Feb.03.2009
The Church          So much is spoken about going within for prayer and meditation. But any spiritual practice that brings us closer to the pure love that resembles God can be found in the Church. Compassion and awareness of God’s love is the sacred communion...
raha-behnam's picture
Jan.27.2009
The trees in Northern California are massive beings that proudly display their age and wisdom in the wide girth of their trunks and their willingness to stand erect at unimaginable heights. They strongly remind humans not to be fooled - that they have existed eons before any of the structures,...
catherine-nagle's picture
Jan.18.2009
The Pain of a Child After my losses, my sister June gave me a book to help me through my grieving. It was My Daily Bread by Anthony J. Paone, S.J. When I first read it, I didn’t accept the author’s suggestion that I should be glad I was suffering because it would lead me closer to God. I was indeed...
rosy-cole's picture
Jan.12.2009
(According to the poet, Kahlil Gibran)       The art of the Egyptians is in the occult. The art of the Chaldeans is in calculation. The art of the Greeks is in proportion. The art of the Romans is in echo. The art of the Chinese is in etiquette. The art of the Hindus is in the...
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Jan.12.2009
Stacey T Pollock's extended article 'Unconditional Love' will be compiled with other authors work in Collective Wisdom - Available in February A collaborative work edited by Donald Gerard, MA, CHT. Collective Wisdom: Powerful Stories and Practical Advice for Achieving Success is a wonderful...