Posted October 14, 2017 in Sacred Stories


Sacred Stories

Her dad loved playing the guitar and he had always encouraged her to learn to play. She was not at all drawn to it.

When her dad passed, he left the guitar to her.

A few months later, she felt compelled to pick the guitar up. She felt so close to […]

Posted October 11, 2017 in Wholesome Thoughts

Our True Nature

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Pompe Strater-Vidal says joy is our true nature. Underneath layers of pain, fear and anger, it is possible to find joy. Our regrets about the past, and fears for the future block it.

Joy is found always in the present moment, the world of now.

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Posted October 7, 2017 in Sacred Stories

May 20

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It was not the one they thought they wanted, but she called the number on the “For Sale” sign in the front window as her husband walked around the outside of the manufactured home. The man who answered the phone said he could be there in about ten minutes.

“This was my […]

Posted October 4, 2017 in Wholesome Thoughts

Love is Enough

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Charlie Chaplin said you need power only when you want to do something harmful.

Otherwise, love is enough to get everything done.

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Posted September 30, 2017 in Sacred Stories

Electric Heater

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A woman and her husband and 1 year-old daughter were refugees. They had escaped Communist Poland and had made it to Germany but were living in one classroom in a condemned school. There was electricity but no running water or toilet or heat. They had only a thin mattress pad on the floor. […]

Posted September 27, 2017 in Wholesome Thoughts

Real Friends

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Real friends are those who, when you’ve made a fool of yourself, don’t feel that you’ve done a permanent job. Erwin T. Randall said that and I am happy to agree!

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Posted September 23, 2017 in Sacred Stories

Pauline Court

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She had kept the interfaith menorah with the tall glass oil lamps in her basement for 12 years. Made especially for them by a Carmelite nun, it was a very powerful presence for their interfaith fellowship but the center where their group met had closed in 2005. Downsizing her home now there was […]

Posted September 20, 2017 in Wholesome Thoughts


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Eckhart Tolle, author or The Power of Now, said, when you complain, you make yourself a victim. Leave the situation. Change the situation. Accept the situation.

All else is madness.

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Posted September 16, 2017 in Sacred Stories


Sacred Stories

Taking the mail out of the box, her eyes landed on the name and number of her friend on the back of the newsletter. Her friend’s husband was quite ill. She picked up the phone and made a call.

“What led you to call today?” her friend’s voice was quivering.

“I […]

Posted September 13, 2017 in Wholesome Thoughts

Love and Respect

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The greatest gift you can give is the willingness to have enough love and respect for another not to live your life around their fear. Aaron, as channeled by Barbara Brodsky, said that. You will know immediately why it is so important for you to remember.

If you would appreciate being able […]