Tag Archives: sorrow

Be kind

Be kind, dear one, be kind. If you can find it in your heart, be kind to one another, for everyone you meet–not just the downtrodden, not just the homeless, not just the friend dying from cancer–everyone you meet–faces some … Continue reading

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Sitting again beside the hearth of a beloved poem

The Guest House This being human is a guest house.  Every morning a new arrival. A joy, a depression, a meanness, some momentary awareness comes as an unexpected visitor. Welcome and attend them all: Even if they’re a crowd of … Continue reading

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Here today; gone tomorrow

 In a small town, everybody knows everybody.  OK, that’s not true.  We don’t know everybody.  But you know that so-and-so is related to so-and-so, and that everyone is connected and interconnected in hundreds of ways. You don’t dare scowl about … Continue reading

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