Monthly Archives: June 2015

6/29/15–Letting Go

“We so often think letting go is a terrible thing. We liken it to letting go of a life preserver and sinking into the darkest depths of the sea. But maybe consider letting go as floating like a red balloon … Continue reading

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Love and Hate

Love and Hate “Love is like a flowering vine, it grows sure and steady climbing towards the light—the light of illumination, the light of wisdom, the light of truth, the light of knowledge, the light of compassion. It grows upward … Continue reading

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6/25/15–Rise

“When making a decision or formulating an opinion, we should ask ourselves, “What is the most compassionate, loving, and empathetic decision?” That should win every time. So often we chose what our pride and ego wants, not what is kindest. … Continue reading

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6/23/15–We

When we say “we,” who is the “we” we are talking about? People who think like us. People who look like us. People who live like us. People who believe like us. People who pray like us. People who love … Continue reading

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6/22/15–Little Blessings

“Kindness is little blessings we give each other.” ~Monica R. Ashbaugh, 6/21/15 Photo credit:  http://www.national-awareness-days.com/images/worldkindnessday.jpg

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6/21/15–Simple Prayer

“The simplicity of taking a breath is a prayer of joy and gratitude offered many times a moment; our hearts beat that prayer even faster.” ~Monica R. Ashbaugh, 6/21/15 Photo credit: https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/b/ba/Blue_sky_prayer_flags_TIBET.jpg/1280px-Blue_sky_prayer_flags_TIBET.jpg

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6/20/15–Mirror of Self

Sometimes we get so caught up in the hurt of how people perceive and define us and believe us to be, we completely miss that the person who is attacking us is doing so because they are seriously damaged themselves. … Continue reading

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6/19/15–Peace Eruption

“Wouldn’t it be wonderful if there were ‘peace eruptions?’ Breaking news: The world erupted into peace last night. The North Koreans crossed the 38th parallel bringing peace and leaving hugs in their wake to the people of South Korea. Why … Continue reading

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6/18/15–Love vs Hate

“When we fall in love with the earth, we fall in love with everything, including each other and, through that love, we could never harm another. Love is our blessing, our greatest success. Hate is our curse, our greatest failure.” … Continue reading

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6/17/15–Be Kind

Be Kind by Monica R. Ashbaugh, 6/17/15 Be kind in thought Be kind in word Be kind in deed Be kind in speaking Be kind in writing Be kind in listening Be kind in observation Be kind in interpretation Be … Continue reading

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