Before You SpeakBefore you speak, let your words pass through three gates. At the first gate, ask yourself, ‘Is it true?’ At the second ask, ‘Is it necessary?’ At the third gate ask ‘Is it kind? Rumi
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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, … Continue reading
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?
Treasure within treasures Often go unfound What did I miss today? Only grateful eyes can see.
A single leaf stirs Yet there is no breeze nearby An angel passes
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 … Continue reading
I want more than hope which hints at uncertainty; even faith is not enough. What I need is that quiet knowing unspoken certainty nothing else will do The irony is that this knowing has been with me all along, but … Continue reading
Exploring dark caves Is not a hobby for me Spooky things inside!