Inspiration, Letting Go, Faith – The BridgeMaker - Part 40

The Art of Forgiving The Art of Forgiving

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To forgive is to set a prisoner free and discover the prisoner was you. – Unknown Love is one of my personal themes for 2011. One of the things I have noticed is when I have an intention to focus on something; the Universe answers my prayers by giving me numerous opportunities to practice.…

Learning to Embrace Imperfection Learning to Embrace Imperfection

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Be yourself; everyone else is already taken. – Oscar Wilde In our always on-the-go, hyper-competitive society, perfection conforming to an ideal that is always beyond our grasp is something we are told we should strive for. Of course, there is definitely a sense of fulfillment that we get from working as hard and seeing the fruits of our labor blossom.…

What Can Love Do?

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To the world you may be just one person, but to one person, you may be the world – Brandi Snyder Valentine’s Day is almost here. When it arrives, lovers will welcome the day with a kiss. Valentine cards will be opened, flowers will be delivered and dinners will be enjoyed with sweet anticipation as lovers consider what will happen next.…

Be Kind You Can’t Like Everyone – But You Can Be Kind

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Kindness is in our power, even when fondness is not. – Samuel Johnson We can’t like everyone we meet. Sometimes, you’ll come across someone and have a natural affinity for them. You’ll get chatting at a party, or connect online. You’ll find that you’ve got a similar outlook on life, or the same sense of humor, or compatible values.…

with all your heart With All Your Heart

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Your work is to discover your world and then with all your heart give yourself to it.
– Buddha Temptation nudges you.
It’s waiting to seduce you,
seize your spirit and
claim your confidence. But your heart knows
the difference between
the lie
and the truth.…

The Best Advice Ever

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Advice is what we ask for when we already know the answer, but wish we didn’t. – Erica Jong Editor’s note: Today’s article is an excerpt from my contribution to Joe Wilner’s forthcoming eBook, The Great Life Philosophies: Advice for Significant and Successful Living.…