Month: February 2016

Thought for Today

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Wouldn’t the world be wonderful if we could all achieve this level of peace


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“Peace starts within each one of us. When we have inner peace, we can be at peace with those around us. When our community is in a state of peace, it can share peace with neighboring communities, and so on. When we feel love and kindness towards others, it not only makes others feel loved and cared for, but it helps us also to develop inner happiness and peace.” — The 14th Dalai Lama

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A Simple Discipline: Practice Peace

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While most of us want to think of ourselves as peace-loving people we may sometimes find it difficult to practice what we preach.  Even the best of us allow ourselves to become all riled up due to circumstances or even people.  There may even be one particular person in your life who seems to be assigned to helping you (although it often feels like forcing you) to learn to practice peace.  You know who I’m talking about.  That person who walks into a room and every muscle tightens, your blood pressure rises and you are ready for a fight.  They don’t have to even do anything but be there.

We need to see these people as the teachers they are.  They come into our lives to help us learn to live peace and to see the Divine in all people, even the ones who…

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Uplifting Photo of the Day Features a 92-Year-Old Meeting Her 2-Day-Old Great-Granddaughter For The First Time

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Life can be awe inspiring and warm your heart. as in Baby Penelope and her Great Grandmother’s story and picture. Be sure to watch the video.

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A photo capturing the heartwarming moment a 92-year-old held her baby great-granddaughter for the first time was shared on Reddit, garnering hundreds of comments and shares. 

Scott Martin, who posted the photo, said the photo was taken at great-grandma Millie Martin’s house. At just two days old, baby Penelope was clearly as taken with her nana as her nana was with her. 

Photo Of 92-Year-Old Meeting New Great-Granddaughter

“She was in love from the moment they saw each other,” Scott said. “Pip had just had a diaper change, so she woke up and was wide-eyed for a bit.” 

Baby Penelope, who was less than a week old, is the fifth great-grandchild for Millie and the first child for Scott and his wife, Jen.

Think about it for a moment…Nana Millie witnessed the stock market crash, lived through a world war, saw a man walk on the moon and watched as the world became ever more filled…

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Why YOU Should Write Too 

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Calling all writers! And non-writers.

Everyone is always going on about how you should find yourself and know who you are (I myself believe that I am a few different kinds of people, depending on my mood. But that’s a story for another day).

A great way to know and understand yourself better is by writing. Writing can reveal truths about ourselves that we would never have discovered any other way.

The primary duty of literature is to tell us the truth about ourselves by telling us lies about people who never existed.

We make up horrors to help us cope with the real ones.

-Stephen King

It doesn’t matter what you write, who you show it to or what you do with your work. Isn’t it crazy? With just a pen and a blank piece of paper you can createworlds;you can make people laugh, you can make…

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Inner peace

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When you find peace within yourself, you become the kind of person who  can live at peace with others.

Peace Pilgrim