Monthly Archives: February 2011

Rainforest News #38

Bear uses cave for sleep Turtle hides inside his house Risk goes with freedom! ****************************** All sing together Let’s follow the bouncing ball Reach for that high note! ****************************** Bleeding Heart flower Mimics my sad, broken heart Quick! Change the … Continue reading

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Band-Aid Cures

Band-Aid #1 We need to tell “little white lies” to not hurt people’s feelings. Band-Aid #2 Everybody loves to gossip. It just adds a little spice to life. Band-Aid #3 It’s not really stealing to take things from work. It’s … Continue reading

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Beyond the Fear

Beyond the fear there is a gate that opens to rainbow pathways. Behind you is the familiar path leading back to where you’ve been. Which will you choose? Summon your courage to walk through your fear. Open this gate and … Continue reading

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Pray for Tough Teachers

Honesty with one’s self, is the foundation, being able to see what changes must be made to grow, evolve, serve. Be grateful for the tough teachers who demand that you work lesson by lesson with a standard of excellence. Did … Continue reading

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Rainforest News #37

Bounce the ball so high Like Jack, it reaches the sky Climb beanstallk of Love! ************************ Legs walk slower now Gives me more time for thinking I discover life! *********************** ********************************* Ego grows too big Gratitude scrambles it all Good … Continue reading

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Hope

Discovering Hope Hope makes the next step possible. Without hope, we stand frozen in fear, Not knowing where hope lies. We search many places Hope remains illusive, but we know Hope makes the next step possible. We try many remedies … Continue reading

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Our Addictions

Our deepest pain lies smoldering, sending out sparks of anger, jealousy, fear. We seek relief in bottles and beds, compulsive behavior, denial, food, work, desperate play, but always the pain bubbles in the cauldron within. We fill our minds with … Continue reading

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God’s Abundant Pardon

There is no end to God’s pardon. We would do well to follow that lead, forgive all who fail to measure up to our expectations. Or better yet let go of our demands!

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Prejudice

How subtle are our prejudices learned from our family, community, religion, government all the ways we are allowed to hate one another. Politically correct are we while smirking with superiority disdain, distrust, and fear. The object of our prejudice mirrors … Continue reading

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A Rose

Because I am different, people say I am crazy. Angels sing to me, I walk among the stars, play hide and seek with the clouds. Daisies laugh at my red petals, thorns, and long stem, tell me that my smell … Continue reading

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Rainforest News #36

Bears sleep in caves. Bats sleep hanging upside down. Where do I go in sleep? ************************** Tomato so red I cut to eat in salad Filled with worms inside. Many people are like this. ************************* Wavering, I wait When the … Continue reading

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Spiral Lesson #3 New Beginnings

Spiral Lesson #3–New Beginnings Rain begins Bursts of flowers Sweet fragrances Gushing waterfalls New life. Today is always a new beginning, dreams manifesting God’s desires. I stop to pay attention: cricket’s chirp, mournful cry of a dove kiss of breeze … Continue reading

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Our Dramas

Oh, how we love our dramas of life. We weep and wail for all to see how much we suffer, sucking in pools of dark energy created by these dramas. One crisis merges with the next fed by our need … Continue reading

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The Present

I must be present to receive the present rules of the raffle say. No one can claim my prize for me if I am far away. But am I present in the present; do I see my prize awarded each … Continue reading

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The Daisy

Loves me, loves me not, I pick each petal wish for love long for that one to pull me from my grave where I sit watching life pass me by. What is this love we seek our whole lives? Will … Continue reading

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Rainforest News #34

Shoes protect my feet. Umbrellas guard me from rain. What protects my heart? ************************** Balls roll, bubbles float, Lizards sliding, birds gliding, Life waits not for thee! ************************** Life gives us lessons. Solomon teaches wisdom. Let’s go make mud pies! … Continue reading

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Priorities

The life you lead reflects your priorities. Your values sing forth loud and clear. Do not say, “I have no time to do what I want to do.” Instead, decide what is important to you, then let nothing deter you … Continue reading

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The Owl

Owl, symbol of wisdom, why call you thus? If you are truly wise, teach me your wisdom. Slowly the wise one blinks, revolves his head impossibly far. Wisdom is hard won, my Child, but available to all who seek. To … Continue reading

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The Question

Before we spend pointless time debating if animals have souls, or if they feel emotions as we do such as grief, happiness, or loneliness, we must first ask ourselves the question, Can animals suffer? And if we say that they … Continue reading

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Narrowing Path

My real power grows as ancient knowledge is recalled. Ever the path I walk grows more narrow until I can only choose what lies ahead.

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Rainforest News #33

Drummer beats the drum. Drunk beats his wife and children. Give the drunk a drum. ******************************** Ballerina spins. Why does she dance on her toes? She flies through the air! ******************************* All day suckers last Often for a lifetime for … Continue reading

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Loneliness

Why am I dying with loneliness, when there are so many people around? I turn from those who pull me down, no more do I want their ways. I walk a different path now and follow that voice within. Be … Continue reading

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No Situation is Hopeless

How does one arrive at a point of no hope helpless, filled with despair? Days without end, nights spent counting sorrows, failures, poor decisions. Self-hatred taught by false rules and expectations of those we trusted. We think of death’s sweet … Continue reading

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Time to Grieve

Today I take time to grieve, loss of a child leaves a mother with an emptiness like no other. I feel her pain; my tears mix with her sorrow, and fall gently on the tiny colt, here for such a … Continue reading

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Rainforest News #32

Red radish surprise She’s beautiful, but beware She has a strong bite! ****************************** No cats where I sleep They walk on my nose Quick hide! The dog comes! ***************************** First cup of coffee Sunbeams playing on the floor Gratitude sweetens! … Continue reading

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