Rumi — The Real Work “There is one thing in this world that you must never forget to do. If you forget everything else and not this, there’s nothing to worry about; but if you remember everything else and forget this, then you will have done nothing in your life. It’s as if a king…

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People’s reaction to opera the first time they see it is very dramatic. They either love it or hate it. If they love it, they will always love it. If they don’t, they may learn to appreciate it, but it will never become part of their soul. — Edward Lewis, Pretty Woman. I think the same…

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I Believe That Any Act of Creativity Is An Act Against Destruction — Mary W. Cox During Lent we are inclined to focus on improving self and our Lenten discipline, but despite our reflective efforts the rest of the world continues to spin seemingly out of control. It is incumbent upon us all to continue to be…

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  The Sufi poet Rumi writes that “being human is a guest house. Every morning a new arrival.” Emotions greet us each day, and they often come unexpected. We may wake up depressed, but a child’s smile bring us joy and changes our mood. The smell of honeysuckle can wipe away suicidal thoughts, and the…

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