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Prayer of St. Francis of Assisi

LORD, make me an instrument of Your Peace. Where there is hatred, let me sow love; Where there is injury, pardon; Where there is doubt, faith; Where there is despair, hope; Where there is darkness, light; Where there is sadness, … Continue reading

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DUAL IDENTITY

Everyone, with rare exceptions, has a dual identity. One is their true Self, the other a false ego self. This conflict will cause a lifetime of confusion, serious mistakes, and unhappiness. You made your false ego identity in childhood, an … Continue reading

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RELATING TO OTHERS

You will ALWAYS receive when you give to others, and in excess of your giving… a spiritual law. Give your love, and you will receive blessings. Withhold your love or aggress against them… you curse yourself with unhappy consequences. God … Continue reading

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BEER RECOMMENDATION

I recommend Wild Blue Blueberry Lager (it is made with German hops from the Hallertau region in Bavaria and Aroma Hops from the Willamette Valley in the Pacific Northwest).

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LIZZIE BORDEN

A vilified woman for over 122 years.   I recommend my daughter’s thesis: http://christinesmith.us/wordpress/2015/03/17/lizzie-borden-exonerated/

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FATHER’S DAY, 2015

Father loves daughter… the sunshine and music of my life. I am very grateful you chose me to be your father.

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ANGER

Do you sometimes get angry… perhaps often?  Your anger is NEVER justified regardless of the provocation. It comes from your ego-demon which has only malice toward you and others. Refrain from speaking or acting if he tempts you to anger. … Continue reading

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