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This Is Still a Beautiful World

“Hope has to come up out of you … To find something worth hoping for is a very good place to start. There are things worth hoping for, there are good people, this is still a very beautiful world.” ~Wendell Berry  ~~~  “Long ago,” the book of Hebrews begins, “long ago God spoke to our …

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Spiritual Practice @Home: The Welcoming Prayer

Daniel D'Auria

The Welcoming Prayer Welcome, welcome, welcome. I welcome everything that comes to me today because I know it’s for my healing. I welcome all thoughts, feelings, emotions, persons, situations, and conditions. I let go of my desire for power and control. I let go of my desire for affection, esteem, approval and pleasure. I let …

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Spiritual Practice@Home :: Be Kind

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Not merely because Henry James said there were but four rules of life— be kind be kind be kind be kind— but because it’s good for the soul, and, what’s more, for others; it may be that kindness is our best audition for a worthier world, and, despite the vagueness and uncertainty of its recompense, …

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