Author Archives: Suellen

Anam Cara

A Friendship Blessing May you be blessed with good friends. May you learn to be a good friend to yourself. May you be able to journey to that place in your  soul where there is great love, warmth, feeling, and … Continue reading

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Practice Contentment

When you are discontent, your always want more, more, more.   Your desire can never be satisfied.  But when you practice contentment, you can say to yourself,  Oh yes – I already have everything I need. ~Dalai Lama~

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Perspective

When you wake up every day, you have two choices.  You can either be positive or negative; an optimist or a pessimist. I choose to be an optimist.  It’s all a matter of perspective. ~Harvey Mackay~ I believe everyone should have … Continue reading

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Expect Surprise

Each day holds a surprise.  But only if we can expect it can we see, hear, or feel it when it comes to us.  Let’s not be afraid to receive each day’s surprise, whether it comes to us as sorrow or … Continue reading

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Fulfilling Our Purpose for Being

What is the nature of that place where our original self is one with its longing to explore its own deepest possibilities, and where discovering the treasures waiting there is the same as fulfilling  our purpose for being. ~Guy Finley~

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The Harvest of Our Daily Lives

The true harvest of my daily life is somewhat intangible and indescribable as the tints of morning or evening. ~Henry David Thoreau~

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Free to Fly

I BOW TO IT ALL I keep telling strangers that to be in the presence of those with whom  you can both share pain and just celebrate waking is the answer to loneliness. Such friendship makes the sharing of pizza … Continue reading

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Letting Go

I realize there’s something incredibly honest about trees in the winter, how they’re experts at letting things go. ~Jeffrey Mc Daniel~ Note to my friend Sharon:  This one’s for you.

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Zen Wisdom

Zen pretty much comes down to three things – everything changes, everything is connected, pay attention. ~Jane Hirshfield~

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When Was The Last Time . . . ?

When was the last time you stopped to listen to the wind blow through the trees?  Or stopped to listen to a river as it flowed past you, or the crickets and frogs and other living things as they made … Continue reading

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