Category Archives: Inspirational quotations

A bit tired, but I’m still here

I wanted to say thank you to those of you who’ve responded to my posts in the past couple of days.  It’s really wonderful to know that I am connected, albeit in this intangible way. I’m hanging out at my … Continue reading

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Love, forgiveness, faith, and hope

  To love means loving the unlovable. To forgive means pardoning the unpardonable. Faith means believing the unbelievable. Hope means hoping when everything is hopeless. ~~G.K. Chesterton

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Nothing and everything

“The great Indian teacher Nisargadatta Maharaj once said, “Wisdom tells me I am nothing. Love tells me I am everything. Between the two my life flows.” “I am nothing” does not mean that there is a bleak wasteland within. It … Continue reading

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Accepting the way things are

I woke up sick this morning.  I laid weirdly on my neck last night and had induced feelings of vertigo, which lasted a long time.  I almost thought it was the flu, but it turned out it wasn’t.  This feeling … Continue reading

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Life, death, fear and mistakes

I discovered that the Universe is talking to me, all the time, if only I will just pay attention. I thought about something today: Fear has interfered with my awareness. I would like to wave a magic wand and not … Continue reading

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