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When a shave and a haircut are the same thing

May 21, 2010 by  
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Tonight I went to dinner at the Kahuku Grill with Laurie and Beth sans hat or wig.  Going to dinner the day after chemo? Priceless.  Prior to dinner Laurie used her clippers to give me a shave and a haircut, which for me are the same thing.  It was time to see what this scalp [...]

Eknath Easwaran

May 21, 2010 by  
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“Do not feed your ego and your problems, with your attention. …Slowly, surely, the ego will lose weight, until one fine day it will be nothing but a thin ghost of its former self. You will be able to see right through it, to the divine presence that shines in each of us.” – Eknath [...]

Martin Luther King, Jr.

May 20, 2010 by  
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But I know somehow, that only when it is dark enough, can you see the stars. ~Martin Luther King, Jr.

Eckhart Tolle

May 19, 2010 by  
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“It is a dreadful man-made prison when you derive your identity through your past.” `Eckhart Tolle

Chinese Proverb

May 18, 2010 by  
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A bit of fragrance always clings to the hand that gives you roses. ~Chinese proverb

Edwin Markham

May 17, 2010 by  
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He drew a circle that shut me out – Heretic, rebel, a thing to flout. But Love and I had the wit to win: We drew a circle that took him in! ~Edwin Markahm “Outwitted”

Plotinus

May 16, 2010 by  
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Withdraw into yourself and look. And if you do not find yourself beautiful yet, act as does the creator of a statue that is to be made beautiful; he cuts away here, he smoothes there, he makes this line lighter, this other purer, until a lovely face has grown upon his work.  So do you [...]

Taisen Deshimaru

May 15, 2010 by  
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To receive everything, one must open one’s hands and give. ~Taisen Deshimaru

Thumbs Up!

May 14, 2010 by  
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It’s a day to write about. There hasn’t been much to write about, or at least I have been at a loss as to how to write about days where my long term goal is to get up in the morning.  The days have been about rest and slow motion and leisure.  The car rarely [...]

Martha McCallum

May 14, 2010 by  
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One morning I was sitting at my kitchen table, staring into space.  It was one of those windy days where the sun keeps coming out and going in.  All of a sudden, a sunbeam crossed my kitchen table and lit up my crystal saltshaker.  There were all kinds of colors and sparkles.  It was one [...]

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