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This week's reflection

This week's reflection

Happiness is a butterfly which when pursued is always just beyond your grasp, but which if you will sit down quietly, may alight upon you.

Nathaniel Hawthorne

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Reflection for December 25 2015

It is Christmas every time you let God love others though you.

Mother Teresa of Calcutta

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Reflection for December 18 2015

Accept what was and what is...and you'll have more positive energy to pursue what will be.

Karen Salmansohn

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Reflection for December 11 2015

Mercy is the force that reawakens us to new life and instills in us the courage to look to the future with hope.

MH 10

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Reflection for December 04 2015

It is the beautiful task of Advent to awaken in all of us memories of goodness and thus to open doors of hope.

Joseph Cardinal Ratzinger

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Reflection for November 27 2015

True worth is in being, not in seeming - in doing, each day that goes by, some little good - not in dreaming of the great things to do by and by.

Alice Cary

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Reflection for November 20 2015

There are two ways of spreading light; to be the candle or to be the mirror that reflects it.

Edith Wharton

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Reflection for November 13 2015

We don't see things as they are. We see them as we are.

Anais Nin

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Reflection for November 06 2015

Humankind has perhaps a hundred senses, of which the five we know disappear at death. But the ninety five others remain alive.

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Reflection for October 30 2015

It is only the farmer who faithfully plants seeds in the Spring, who reaps a harvest in the Autumn.

B.C. Forbes

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Reflection for October 23 2015

If we do not recognize our humanity in others, we shall not recognize it in ourselves.

Carlos Fuentes

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Reflection for October 16 2015

We don't stop playing because we grow old; we grow old because we stop playing.

Benjamin Franklin

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Reflection for October 09 2015

Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower.

Albert Camus

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Reflection for October 02 2015

What we do for ourselves dies with us. What we do for others and the world is immortal.

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Reflection for September 25 2015

The winds of grace are always blowing; it is for us to raise our sails.

Ramakrishna

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Reflection for September 18 2015

The last of the human freedom - to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances, to choose one's own way.

Viktor Franel

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Reflection for September 11 2015

The butterfly counts not months but moments, and has time enough.

Rabindranath Tagore

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Reflection for September 04 2015

There will come a time when you believe everything is finished. That will be the beginning.

Louis L'Amour

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Reflection for August 28 2015

Family, like branches in a tree, we all grow in different directions, yet our roots remain as one.

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Reflection for August 21 2015

DREAM big SPARKLE more SHINE bright

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Reflection for August 14 2015

If you wait for the perfect moment when all is safe and assured, it may never arrive. Mountains will not be climbed, races won, or lasting happiness achieved.

Maurice Chevalier

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Reflection for August 07 2015

A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.

Confucius

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Reflection for July 31 2015

I'm not afraid of storms for I am learning to sail my ship.

Louisa May Alcott

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Reflection for July 24 2015

The truest greatness lies in being kind, the truest wisdom in a happy mind.

Ella Wheeler Wilcox

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Reflection for July 16 2015

Only a life lived for others is a life worthwhile

Albert Einstein

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Reflection for July 10 2015

Yes: I am a dreamer. For a dreamer is one who can only find his way by moonlight, and his punishment is that he sees the dawn before the rest of the world.

Oscar Wilde

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Reflection for July 03 2015

Make the most of yourself for that is all there is to you.

Ralph Waldo

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Reflection for June 26 2015

It's the heart afraid of breaking that never learns to dance

Bette Midler

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Reflection for June 19 2015

Fall seven times. Get up eight.

Paul Coelho

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Reflection for June 12 2015

We rise by lifting others.

Robert Ingersoll

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Reflection for June 05 2015

Though no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending.

Carl Brad

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Reflection for May 29 2015

In the right light, at the right time, everything is extraordinary.

Aaron Rose

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Reflection for May 22 2015

Coming together is a beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success.

Henry Ford

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Reflection for May 15 2015

Things work out best for those who make the best of how things work out.

John Wooden

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Reflection for May 08 2015

Turn you face toward the sun and the shadows will fall behind you.

Maori Proverb

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Reflection for May 01 2015

Take the time to do what makes your soul happy

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Reflection for April 24 2015

Tell me what you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?

Mary Oliver, contemporary American poet

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Reflection for April 17 2015

All labour that uplifts humanity has dignity and importance and should be undertaken with painstaking excellence.

Dr Martin Luther King Jr

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Reflection for April 10 2015

When we focus our energy on creating a passionate, meaningful life, we are tossing a pebble into the world, creating a beautiful ripple effect of inspiration. When one person follows a dream, tries something new or takes a daring leap, everyone nearby feels that energy and before too long they are making their own daring leaps and inspiring yet another circle.

Christine Mason Miller

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Reflection for April 03 2015

The Good News is no mere matter of words, but a testimony to unconditional and faithful love: it is about leaving ourselves behind and encountering others, being close to those crushed by life’s troubles, sharing with the needy, standing at the side of the sick, elderly and the outcast. “Come and see!” Love is more powerful, love gives life, love makes hope blossom in the wilderness.

2014 Easter Message - Pope Francis

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Reflection for March 30 2015

What science cannot declare, art can suggest; what art suggests silently, poetry speaks aloud; but what poetry fails to explain in words, music can express.

Hazrat Inayat Khan - Musician and Sufi Leader (1882-1927)

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Reflection for March 20 2015

As soon as you honor the present moment, all unhappiness and struggle dissolve, and life begins to flow with joy and ease. When you act out the present-moment awareness, whatever you do becomes imbued with a sense of quality, care, and love—even the most simple action.

Eckhard Tolle

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Reflection for March 06 2015

Values in action are candles of hope lighting the darkness.

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Reflection for February 27 2015

I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.

Maya Angelou

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Reflection for February 20 2015

When you give something up for lent, remember to fill the empty space with something better. "Be kind and compassionate to one another"

Paul's letter to the Ephesians 4:32

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Reflection for February 13 2015

Family is not an important thing, it's everything.

Michael J. Fox

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Reflection for February 06 2015

If it doesn't challenge you, it doesn't change you.

Fred DeVito

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Reflection for January 23 2015

Be happy for this moment. This moment is your life.

Omar Kayyam

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Reflection for January 16 2015

Any idea that is not dangerous is not worthy of being called an idea at all.

Oscar Wilde

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Reflection for January 09 2015

I shall use my time.

Jack London

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Reflection for January 05 2015

Do I dare disturb the universe?

T.S. Eliot