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Ninety 2 Nothing

As Gandhi proclaimed, "happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony"... Oh to live deeply, finding success in channeling our energy more effectively!

The words below hit home with their reappearance in my inbox last week. Images and faces we see each day are a vivid reminder of the abundance of opportunities and the lifespan of influence. Frequently I hear the voice of Jim Parker echoing a piece of wisdom he blessed me with in 2002, "at any time, we can easily be placed for just one person". We could be at school, in a city or an office, on a trip, or in this world for just one person.
Is anybody happier because you passed her way? Does anyone remember that you spoke to her today? Can you say tonight, in parting with the day that's slipping fast, That you helped a single sister of the many that you passed. Is a single heart rejoicing over what you did or said; Does the girl whose hopes were fading, now with courage look ahead? Di…

Blessed Passerby

oh one on this path, how happy i am you spotted me here, for i just stopped to encourage you dear.
this route you are on hosts doubt questions and tears. greet each with silence andembrace what's near.
awaken a place within to observe all that's true.absorb grace as it surfaces, Heavenly granted and due.

miraculously we've arrived amidst so many blessings to pursue. hold on tight to places you came from, seeking places prepared for you.
remain open, hosting the spirit to shine, grow, and roam. with open eyes, mind, and ears, as each step returns home.

you were designed to walk this path - so there's no need to rehearse. no one else holds your significance in this universe.
(from thoughts observed @ yytt graduation)