When I Think of Death – Maya Angelou

When I think of death, and of late the idea has come with alarming frequency, I seem at peace with the idea that a day will dawn when I no longer be among those living in this valley of strange humors.  I can accept the idea of my own demise, but I am unable to …

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Kashi vishwanath gange

Sacred Shiva, destroyer of ingnorance and time. We call to you by your name where you live on the banks of the Ganges. Namaameesha meeshaan nirwaana roopamWibhum vyaapakam braham wedaswaroopam Nijam nirgunam nirwikalpam nireeham Chidaakaasha maakaasha waasam bhajeham Niraakaara monkaara moolam tureeyam Giraa gyaana goteeta meesham gireesham Karaalam mahaakaala kaalam kripaalam Gunaagaara sansaara paaram natoham …

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Twameva Mata Cha Pita Twameva

  Sacred heart of the true mother, console us when we hurt. In times of loss be nearer to us, and grant us comfort and courage. Hear us when we pray, condole us when we cry. Reassure us in grief, open your heart for us. for Nadia.

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Happy Birthday Chevaughn

Look who’s already 11. Sighs.

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May this journey bring a blessing

“Jesus draw me ever nearer As I labour through the storm. You have called me to this passage, and I’ll follow, though I’m worn. May this journey bring a blessing, May I rise on wings of faith; And at the end of my heart’s testing, With Your likeness let me wake. Jesus guide me through …

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Happy Birthday

Some time ago I commented that it seems only when there is death and the memory thereof that I post on my blog. Well there is a pattern. Today would have been Elijah’s birthday. We got a cake and went for a visit with his family.

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Remember Elijah as he lived

Hard thing to do now. As BROWN is to be buried as he lived, a cadet, I had to see him today as they prepared his body. I wish I had not, but I am happy I did. It was an experience. Not one I wish to repeat but it made me think, seriously think. …

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Elijah Brown has died

Today a brilliant light flickered away. Elijah was always happy. He annoyed me by being always high in spirit. He was persistent and insisted that we love and listen to him. He knew why. Elijah made us smile even when we were upset, annoyed or just not in the mood. He was my favourite cadet. …

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Conviction in faith

May you be always convicted of your faith Never question it Never justify it Remember always it is not the world’s gift to you but rather it is your gift to the world. -shane   Ryan’s confirmation was today. So what to say? What does it mean? Why is that significant? This morning I got …

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Say not in grief that we are no more

Say not in grief that she is no more but say in thankfulness that she was A death is not the extinguishing of a light, but the putting out of the lamp because the dawn has come. – Tagore   Behind Me — dips Eternity – Before Me — Immortality – Myself — the Term …

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