Monthly Archives: April 2013

Small May Not Be So Small

“We can do no great things, only small things with great love.” — Mother Teresa It may not seem like much, but volunteering in our community can help show us that the small things may actually be very big. Yesterday, … Continue reading

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Glimpses of Kindness

“In hours of weariness, sensations sweet, Felt in the blood, and felt along the heart; And passing even into my purer mind, With tranquil restoration:—feelings, too, Of unremembered pleasure: such, perhaps, As have no slight or trivial influence On that … Continue reading

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I Did Not Finish

Dedicated to the victims of the Boston Marathon bombings, and anyone who was taken out of life’s race too soon. I took a run today; The day warmish, time I cherish; Birds circling, a stream gurgling; But I did not … Continue reading

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Passing Judgement

“No one is here to judge you. We’re all just waiting to hear what you have to share.” — Michael Allen Harrison, speaking to piano students at Classic Pianos in a workshop for members of Chordination If you were to … Continue reading

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Low

This poem is dedicated to anyone who is struggling. Low Low, is a place that well I know; dark and alone, time slows; eerie light, shadow. Low, is a place that devours all space; brings tears to my face; stabbing … Continue reading

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“… who leaves the world better than he found it …”

Thinking more about this Robert Louis Stevenson quote I ran across yesterday in my mother’s papers, “… who leaves the world better than he found it, whether by an improved poppy, a perfect poem or a rescued soul; …” I … Continue reading

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The Best In Others

I was rummaging through some old papers my mother sent me, and ran across a clipping of this old quote by Robert Louis Stevenson. I wonder how much different the world would be if we all made the effort to … Continue reading

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