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Roll Me to a Sky-Wide View

If my mind gets trapped inside
Just roll me to my sky-wide view
Where I will feast on cumulous and light
And tell you that art with just my eyes.
– Jane Brainin, With irrepressible spirit, anticipating the toll of ALS
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As I read these lines, I fondly remember Marsha, my sister-in-law, who died of ALS several years ago.

Just What Is Freedom?

Freedom is not given to us by anyone; we have to cultivate it ourselves. It is a daily practice.

– Thich Nhat Hanh

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Wisdom from the Meister

Soaring osprey

Soaring osprey

If the soul could have known God without the world, the world would never have been created.

– Meister Eckhart

Where Do You Stand Today?

Look at your feet. You are standing in the sky. When we think of the sky, we tend to look up, but the sky actually begins at the earth.

– Diane Ackerman

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Prayer Is Energy

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Prayer is energy, the energy of love and transformative power. It is given to us to use for the good of all creation. In prayer God gives us the fuel of life, and asks us to live it.

Margaret Silf in The Gift of Prayer

To See Afresh

The freshness of my eyes is given to me in prayer.

– Attributed to the Prophet Muhammad

Looking at the clouds with fresh eyes

Looking at the clouds with fresh eyes

Weekly Photo Challenge: Beginning

People usually say, “The sky is the limit.” I believe the sky is just the beginning.

– Author unknown.

Magpie in Dublin enjoying the limitless sky

Magpie in Dublin enjoying the limitless sky