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The Peace of Wild Things

By Wendell Berry When despair for the world grows in me and I wake in the night at the least sound in fear of what my life and my children’s lives may be, I go and lie down where the … Continue reading

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Manifesto: The Mad Farmer Liberation Front

By: Wendell Berry Love the quick profit, the annual raise, vacation with pay. Want more of everything ready-made. Be afraid to know your neighbors and to die. And you will have a window in your head. Not even your future … Continue reading

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Two Seas in Palestine

An excerpt from “The Man Nobody Knows” by Bruce Barton   There are two seas in Palestine. One is fresh, and fish are in it. Splashes of green adorn its banks. Trees spread their branches over it and stretch out … Continue reading

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Gratitude Unlocks the Fullness of Life

Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life.  It turns what we have into enough, and more.  It turns denial into acceptance, chaos to order, confusion to clarity.  It can turn a meal into a feast, a house into a home, a … Continue reading

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We the Sea

By: Janet Paleo Not a footstep to be heard   Not a fingerprint to be found   Not an impression left   On the shore   Of the sea. I wrote this poem a very long time ago when life seemed so bleak and dark. … Continue reading

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Establish Priorities on Your Activities

by Brian Tracy “Success is a process of diverting one’s scattered forces into one powerful channel.” -James Allen “Success is the sum of small efforts, repeated day in and day out, without ceasing.” -Robert Collier   Your ability to set … Continue reading

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The Journey

By David Whyte Above the mountains the geese turn into the light again Painting their black silhouettes on an open sky. Sometimes everything has to be inscribed across the heavens so you can find the one line already written inside … Continue reading

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The Mystery Of God & The Brain

By: Deepak Chopra, MD and Jordan Flesher As science has steadily undermined the long-held beliefs of religion, almost all that remains for people of faith is to say that God is and will forever be a mystery. Insofar as Einstein … Continue reading

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43 Ways to Turn Life’s Difficulties into Opportunities

By: Angela Escobar “Don’t let life’s difficulties and obstacles get the best of you. Stick with it. Improve. Learn. Grow. Go. Persist. Persevere. Never, never quit. Don’t give up. You can do it. You will make it.” – Unknown We’re … Continue reading

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The Empty Chair at the Holiday Table: Getting Through Christmas After a Loss

By: Marie Hartwell-Walker, EdD, Marty Tousley, CNS-BC, FT, DCC, and Angela Escobar, MA, BCC “I have felt pain, I have endured hardship, I have suffered loss of loved ones and I have memories I want to forget. However, these things … Continue reading

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