Monthly Archives: February 2011

Rainforest News #45

A kiss and a hug a day To fill us with love’s delight. Where is the mistletoe? ******************************* Nightmares disturb sleep. Bad dreams sometimes hold a key. Look for the message. ****************************** Weeds grow overnight. Daily chore to pull them … Continue reading

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Hurtful Words

Bruises soon heal, but hurtful words last forever. Sheath your tongue. Silence your cutting words. The damage you do to another’s soul with your hate-filled words will come back on you. Speak only with love. Use words that encourage, teach, … Continue reading

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Rainforest News #44

Nine lives has a cat. Divide nine by three gives three. Live your life wisely. *************************** We sing through the night. Our songs and love fill the air. Music heals the earth! ************************** ************************** There once was a girl who … Continue reading

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The Role of Boundaries

How can I establish my boundaries and be “nice” at the same time? I’m taught to always help, saying “no” becomes impossible. How many times have I said “yes” when my soul whispered, “no!” How can others respect my boundaries … Continue reading

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The Power of Priorities

How often we live our lives without thought, moving from one activity to another without considering what is important to us, letting life’s demands set our priorities. If asked what is important, we carelessly reply, “Why, family, work, (and perhaps) … Continue reading

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Rainforest News #43

Coconuts have milk. We milk the cow every day. Where is the chocolate? ************************** Soft pillow, sweet sleep. Guilty conscience gives bad dreams. Don’t sleep on anger. ************************** Hard to teach a mule. When you teach a child, you learn. … Continue reading

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Wisdom’s Common Sense #1

Some of these are based on the Biblical book of Solomon. #1 When a bird sees a trap set, it stays away. #2 Beware of those who sow discord. #3 Don’t talk too much for it fosters arrogance. Be sensible … Continue reading

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Pride

Beware, those of you who glorify yourself. How arrogantly you boast, looking down on others as if you have all the answers. Pride is a rot of the soul. You belittle others thinking it makes you look better. You fool … Continue reading

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No More!

Tiny figure dressed in red, black and white film of man’s horror and hope. The secret list of those whose lives hung precariously is not so different today. There are men watching people who rebel at the stress and fear … Continue reading

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Boardwalks

I miss the boardwalks stretching across wetlands, swampy forests, and hard-to-reach nooks. Sweet memories of slow, silent walks, sightings of moss covered turtles, alligators sunning themselves on river banks, blue herons, white cranes, an owl asleep in a tree. I’ve … Continue reading

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Rainforest News #42

Dark clouds cover sun But they do not extinguish God’s Love always shines! ************************ Mom says I must share, One for you and two for me. I am a good girl! *********************** Make a wish for love. Our treasures soon … Continue reading

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The Solace of Still Waters

I walk along the shore of a lake calmed by the end of the day. Still waters mirror pastels of the setting sun; evening is heralded by the mournful cry of a loon. I find solace in these still waters, … Continue reading

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Living Forever

Within each, the urge for life pulses strongly–eternal life. We search for a Fountain of Youth to still the clock moving us relentlessly toward our death. Life without end, immortality, the traitor, the dark self, lurking in shadowed corners. “I … Continue reading

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Use Sparingly

Use only what one needs and use it sparingly returning in kind when possible. Do not hoard; do not squander Earth’s rich, but not endless resources. From where will come another forest to replace miles of man’s devastation? Who will … Continue reading

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Call the Light

Ancient mages knew how to summon with true names, which contained their power. Light is a power, great power by which we live, but which exists beyond our needs. In sunlight, life is. In a dark place, life may call … Continue reading

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All Power is One

Wind in sails, root of a tree, stars burning brightly, bubbling spring water, your name is whispered in the breaking of the dawn, all are syllables of the Word. There is no other power than Source.

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The Eyes of Love

When we look with eyes of love, we see the perfection of what each will become. God’s plan for us is perfect, a masterpiece emerging. Take off your dark glasses; see the light within. Souls without fear are each of … Continue reading

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The Humble Heart

It is the humble heart that asks for forgiveness. Self-rightousness seals our lips. It’s not my fault! is our mantra. Look how he did me wrong. Look carefully at your part. What could you have done differently? Did you punish … Continue reading

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Rainforest News #41

Beatles sang their songs. We drove little Beatle cars. Love’s Revolution! ********************************* I love antique stores Remembering in decades I am an antique! ********************************* With age time merges I know the best kept secret. 71 is better that 17! ********************************* … Continue reading

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Pride Born of Hurt

I don’t need anybody! Is our self-sufficiency the result of needs seldom met? Did we depend on others only to be disappointed again and again? We became determined to never ask for help. Our vulnerability protected by pride born of … Continue reading

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Giving up Control

How desperately we cling to control, using manipulation, intimidation, conditional love. We set up rigid lives, hoping to gain safety in our lives gone mad. Our insecurities and fears, arrogance, lust for power, manifest as a need to control others … Continue reading

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Spiral Lesson #4

Go For It! When the ancient eyes are open you will not argue for limitations. Move beyond that which holds you back, into the world of all possibility. The eyes of Horus see many realities, worlds of…. waking sleeping dying … Continue reading

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Transformation

What would it feel like for a beggar on the street, dirty, shunned, filled with despair, to wake up and discover he is a diamond in the crown of the King? Caterpillar in the cocoon emerges as a butterfly who … Continue reading

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Go to the Well

Go to the well wash away disappointment, sorrow, pain. Let waters pure merge with your tears, becoming rivers that flow to oceans filled with hope. Dip your hands in streams meandering through forest and glade. Wash away bitterness, hate, and … Continue reading

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The Observer

I do not want to hear the summer rains. I want to be those tinkling drops that wash the faces of flowers and bees. Let the lion’s roar come from my chest not an echo in my ear. I am … Continue reading

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