Monthly Archives: July 2016

7/29/16–Offenses

“People tend their offenses like children and nurture them for years. An offense should be like the wind. It should blow past you and keep going. Never think again of yesterday’s breezes.” ~Monica R. Ashbaugh, 7/29/16

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7/28/16–What is Art?

“Art is poetry of thought birthed into substance. It is experimental for the artist and experiential for the viewer.” ~Monica R. Ashbaugh, 7/28/16  

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7/24/16–Gold & God

“He who has the Gold makes the Rules!” I saw this quote this morning but read it wrong. I read it as: “He who has the God makes the Rules!” Which also seems to work and be true. Which bring … Continue reading

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7/24/16–Philosophical Gardening

“If the root of a thing is corrupt, no flower will ever bloom from that plant.  It is better to sow a new seed.   If the branch of a tree is corrupt, it will bear no fruit. Better to … Continue reading

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7/19/16–Confirmation Bias

“It is easy to believe what we already believe. Belief should not come easy. It should be hard fought and faced many challenges.” ~Monica R. Ashbaugh, 7/19/16   confirmation bias noun the tendency to interpret new evidence as confirmation of … Continue reading

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7/18/16–Battles

“It’s good to remember that everybody is fighting their own private battles, so try not to add to anyone’s war.” ~Monica R. Ashbaugh, 7/18/16

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7/15/16–Radical Loving

“There’s little risk in loving the people who like us and are like us. The challenge is to love the people who hate us and are different from us. That is radical loving.” ~Monica R. Ashbaugh, 7/15/16

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Worthy of Remembering

Worthy of Remembering by Monica R. Ashbaugh, 7/14/16   Facebook reminds me that I have a memory A memory to share It is summoned by technology not the neurons of my brain I click a button and it is there … Continue reading

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7/10/16–Doorlessness

“Take the bricks of your past sufferings and build a house with no door.  Invite the world in to break bread and speak of love, to forge peace amongst coffee and cake. I want to live in a village of … Continue reading

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Ecclesiastical Butterfly

I found this saved in  my email from last year. Ecclesiastical Butterfly ~Monica R. Ashbaugh, 8/27/15 Butterfly Lessons in Life– There is a time for: Being birthed Crawling Nourishing Cocooning Sleeping Waiting Emerging Stretching Flying Loving Birthing Stepping aside Landing … Continue reading

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