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Feast of the Moon

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"As far as the Moon is concerned, he is always full." ~Terri Guillemets

Pickles and Peace on the Side

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The Mag #185

 "Happiness cannot be traveled to, owned, earned, worn or consumed.  Happiness is the spiritual experience of living every minute with love, grace and gratitude."   ~Denis Waitley

I am life partake of me I am at your service I am your maitre-de I am the menu within your hands the choice is yours what will you have? Today's special is happiness on rye with pickles and peace
on the side or would you rather have discontent with a cup of soup? It's time to order it's up to you?

The Force of Feathers and Chains

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artwork by Jeanie Tomanek The Mag #184
"God loved the birds and invented trees. Man loved the birds and invented cages."
  ~Jacques Deval There is a force that feathers know  that ride together upon a wing in flight and so to do links of a rusty chain
that hold down and lock up tight. There is a might that bricks know when holding up a sturdy wall and so does the metal ball and crane that can make the building fall. Sometimes the chains that bind us are bound by our own hands

and in turn the liberty we so long for
becomes too heavy for us to withstand.

The soul possesses all the muscles
to carry a thousand pounds of woe

yet it also holds the skill and power
to courageously let it go.




Many years ago when I was going through the separation and divorce from my first husband, I left the home I had known for eight years and took off with a packed up car and a discouraged teenager heading to the home of a dear friend I had gone to church with years before.  We stayed under her co…