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Butterfly Beatitudes # 5

All around me I see change. Why do I feel surprised, disappointed, even angry or afraid when faced with change? Like the caterpillar I must welcome the metamorphosis that carries me through my stages of development ’til I emerge a … Continue reading

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Absurdities of Life

Butterfly beautiful lights upon a flower Bombs explode, killing exists every hour Flowers emerge and hide war’s scars People live in cages of hate Never looking beyond the bars Mother Earth, once so beautiful Now lies ravaged, but not beyond … Continue reading

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Garden Joy

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Butterfly of Illusion

Do not chase the butterfly of illusion which flits, flies, and leads you on a merry chase. Go within to finally know the truth, to find the serenity, which has escaped you for so long. It is yours, waiting to … Continue reading

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The Seed Within

Inside the caterpillar are a few seed cells that sprout within the chrysalis. All else liquefies and feeds this birthing transformation. The butterfly emerges in all its splendor filling its world with flights of delight. Within us, too, are sacred … Continue reading

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On Retreat

I think I am in hibernation. This space of love is my retreat. Casa dos Borboletas is my cocoon where transformation is well under way. When I am finished and unfold my wings of splendor, I will be the butterfly … Continue reading

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Snippets from Source #1

You do not have to set goals or strive. You need only be that which you already are. Or be a butterfly, free, sipping nectar from flower to flower, bringing delight to all.

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Divided Integrity

Integrity can not be divided; you either practice the values in which you believe, or you do not. Just as you can not be a little pregnant, integrity, by definition, does not leave room for “just this once,” or “little … Continue reading

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Is Life Complicated?

Life is complicated only because we make it so. Does a butterfly sigh and moan, “Life is so hard”? Be a butterfly; leave your need for drama in the past

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Butterfly Beatitudes #11

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Never Saw a Sad Butterfly

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Butterfly Beatitudes #7

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Butterfly Beatitudes #6

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Butterfly Beatitudes #3

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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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Butterflies

Butterflies are free; what about me, am I truly free? What would that be like? Free from debt, unwanted obligations, worry, sadness, hurry, pain, suffering, fear, addictions, restrictions, panic, conflict, pride, each one a prison bar! Free to do what? … Continue reading

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Rainforest News #2

Fish burping bubbles. Frogs high jumping lily pads. Doe drinks, onca waits. *********************** Monkey mimics me, Scratches, eats ripe bananas. Old uncle, teach me. *********************** Iridescent blue, Butterfly sipping nectars. So soon our joys fade.

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