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Advice From A Tree

Ilan Shamir

Dear Friend, Stand Tall and Proud Sink your roots deeply into the Earth Reflect the light of a greater source Think long term Go out on a limb Remember your place among all living beings Embrac...

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57K reads, 22 comments

The Moment We Encounter True Happiness

Ilie Cioara

The moment we encounter true Happiness, we are in fact outside time and space. The “ego” – with its intrinsic duality – has completely disappeared. In that moment, the Sacre...

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12K reads, 10 comments

Why I Stopped Fighting

Indigo Ocean

When I was a teenage girl, I had a fight with an older boy who had at least fifty pounds on me. It was a pre-announced fight, so many other students had gathered around to watch. I recall having the u...

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10K reads, 9 comments

Glory And Terror Of It

Irina Tweedie

The realization that every act, every word, every thought of ours not only influences our environment but mysteriously forms an integral part of the Universe, fits into it as if by necessity, in the v...

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11K reads, 8 comments

In Giving I Connect With Others

Isabel Allende

I have lived with passion and in a hurry, trying to accomplish too many things. I never had time to think about my beliefs until my 28-year-old daughter Paula fell ill. She was in a coma for a year an...

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37K reads, 31 comments

What Astrology Teaches Us

Isabel Hickey

Astrology is not meant to be a primarily predictive science.  It is meant to be for understanding ourselves and also for understanding other people.  I've had a number of interviews recently...

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29K reads, 19 comments

Appearance As A Gift


Our whole experience of life is a relationship. Every single moment is centered in the way we relate to what is happening. To understand this more deeply it helps us to recognize core issues that m...

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9K reads, 13 comments

Who Is My Neighbor?

Ivan Illich

Some thirty years ago, I went into sermons from the early third century into the nineteenth century dealing with this story of the Samaritan, and I found out that most preachers, when they comment on ...

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15K reads, 7 comments