Be A Beacon

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You can’t be a beacon
if your Light doesn’t shine.
Let go of sorrow
jealousy, and fear.
Embrace God’s love,
always keep Him near.
You can’t be a beacon
if your Light doesn’t shine.

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Just Be Calm

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Calmness comes, not from a pill.
True serenity is a soul well healed.
Forgiveness and gratitude pave the way.
Calmness comes not from a pill.
Let go of judgement.
Have no opinion on what doesn’t concern you.
Calmness comes, not from a pill.
True serenity is a soul well healed.

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Gift of Illness

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What message might
an illness bring?
Symbolically, does it
tell us something
we need to know?
For sure, it slows us
down, makes us
pay attention
if only for awhile.
When we learn to
consider what gifts
illness can bring,
perhaps some day we
will learn how to receive
these messages
without being sick.

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Look for the Blessing

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Look for the blessing
in all that occurs;
that hidden nugget
of gold that we often miss.
Step back from the drama
and ask,
can this be a blessing
in disguise?
What can it be?

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Treasure Within Treasure

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Treasure within treasures
Often go unfound
What did I miss today?
Only grateful eyes can see.

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Angel Watch

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A single leaf stirs
Yet there is no breeze nearby
An angel passes

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Don’t Pay Taxes

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I no longer have
to pay taxes
which leaves death
as the only certainty.

Yet when we get a diagnosis
of impending death, we
feel shocked, as if it
had never occurred to us
that our time would come.

I want to be ready,
to have lived life so fully
that I have no regrets
when my time to leave
has come.

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