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Traditions: Buddhism, Christianity, Interfaith, Hinduism, New Age, Universal Ethics, Freethought
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Observe the wonders as they occur around you. Don’t claim them. Feel the artistry moving through and be silent. ~Rumi

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I swear I will not dishonor my soul with hatred, but offer myself humbly as a guardian of nature, as a healer of misery, as a messenger of wonder, as an architect of peace.

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Continue to be who and how you are, to astonish a mean world with your acts of kindness. Continue to allow humor to lighten the burden of your tender heart.

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A loving silence often has far more power to heal and to connect than the most well-intentioned words.

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To be nobody but myself -- in a world which is doing its best, night and day, to make you everybody else -- means to fight the hardest battle which any human being can fight, and never stop fighting.

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He who fights with monsters might take care lest he thereby become a monster. And if you gaze for long into an abyss, the abyss gazes also into you.

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There is a budding morrow in midnight.

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Too many have dispensed with generosity in order to practice charity.

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Use the talents you possess, for the woods would be a very silent place if no birds sang except the best.

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It is a powerful practice to be generous when you are the one feeling in need.

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Through the Flames
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How many times have you noticed that it's the little quiet moments in the midst of life that seem to give the rest extra-special meaning?

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The World According to Mister Rogers
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