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August 27, 2014
by Kestrel Slocombe

“Everything comes to pass, nothing comes to stay.” - Matthew Flickstein

 

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August 27, 2014
by Kestrel Slocombe

“My basic feeling is that it is better for people to follow their own religious tradition. Maybe you realize that the Buddhist way is really more effective, but you...

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“My basic feeling is that it is better for people to follow their own...

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August 12, 2014
by Kestrel Slocombe

“The poetry of earth is never dead.”          - John Keats

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“The poetry of earth is never dead.”          - John Keats

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August 6, 2014
by Kestrel Slocombe

“Whether we are doing something good and worthwhile with our lives or not, time never waits but keeps flowing. Not only does time flow unhindered, but correspondingly our life...

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“Whether we are doing something good and worthwhile with our lives or not, time never...

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August 6, 2014
by Kestrel Slocombe

“Far away there in the sunshine are my highest aspirations. I may not reach them, but I can look up, and see their beauty, believe in them, and try to follow where...

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“Far away there in the sunshine are my highest aspirations. I may not reach...

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July 30, 2014
by Kestrel Slocombe

“For any activity related to human society, compassion and love are vital, whether one is a politician, businessperson, scientist, engineer, or anything else. If such...

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“For any activity related to human society, compassion and love are vital,...

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July 22, 2014
by Kestrel Slocombe

“We’re fascinated by the words--but where we meet is in the silence behind them.”           - Ram Dass

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“We’re fascinated by the words--but where we meet is in the silence behind them...

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July 15, 2014
by Kestrel Slocombe

For this week’s Meditations Illustrated, Mike Medaglia illustrates an idea that can be truly life-...

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For this week’s Meditations Illustrated,...

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July 2, 2014
by Kestrel Slocombe

“Adopting an attitude of universal responsibility is essentially a personal matter. The real test of compassion is not what we say in abstract discussions but how we...

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“Adopting an attitude of universal responsibility is essentially a personal...

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June 25, 2014
by Kestrel Slocombe

“If the generally accepted concept were to obtain what we really need and then be content, society would be completely different. We would not be always tortured by...

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“If the generally accepted concept were to obtain what we really need and...

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