Archive for April 2015

Nothing to Fear in Fear Itself

Sometimes what we really fear is feeling afraid. In this short passage, Vernon Howard explains that there is nothing to fear in fear itself. Isn’t it marvelous to be in a place where you can be just as scared as you actually are? All those hidden suppressed tremors, shakings, looking around at the world with…

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Soul-Searching

 If we are in a building and want to go up to the next floor, we walk over to the elevator, enter, make our request (push the “up” button), and the door closes, safely taking us up. It would be insane to stand in the middle of the lobby and make a request (nothing would…

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Two Passages From Kahlil Gibran’s “The Prophet”

I awoke this morning with the thought of Kahlil Gibran and his beautiful poetry. Here are two passages from “The Prophet”, reiterated to enliven your spirit as it did mine: *** And a woman who held a babe against her bosom said, Speak to us of Children. And he said: Your children are not your…

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