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This week's reflection

This week's reflection

We look before and after, And pine for what is not; Our sincerest laughter With some pain is fraught; Our sweetest songs are those that tell Of saddest thought.

Percy Bysshe Shelley

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Reflection for August 29, 2014

We look before and after, And pine for what is not; Our sincerest laughter With some pain is fraught; Our sweetest songs are those that tell Of saddest thought.

Percy Bysshe Shelley

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Reflection for August 22, 2014

Before you speak, let your words pass through three gates. At the first gate, ask yourself "is it true?" At the second, ask "is it necessary?" At the third gate, ask "is it kind?"

Sufi Saying

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Reflection for August 15, 2014

Human beings place upon an object, or a person, this responsibility of being the obstacle when the obstacle lies always within one's self.

Anaïs Nin

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Reflection for August 8, 2014

There's nothing more contagious than the laughter of young children; it doesn't even have to matter what they're laughing about.

Criss Jami

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Reflection for August 1, 2014

A light heart lives long.

William Shakespeare

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Reflection for July 28, 2014

Good words are worth much, and cost little.

George Herbert

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Reflection for July 18, 2014

The greatest glory in living lies not in never falling, but in rising every time you fall.

Nelson Mandela

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Reflection for July 11, 2014

Attitude is a small thing that makes a big difference.

Winston Churchill

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Reflection for June 27, 2014

Never mistake knowledge for wisdom. One helps you make a living; the other helps you make a life.

Sandra Carey

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Reflection for June 20, 2014

“Humility does not mean thinking less of yourself than of other people, nor does it mean having a low opinion of your own gifts. It means freedom from thinking about yourself at all.”

William Temple (1881-1944); Archbishop

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Reflection for June 13, 2014

People travel to wonder at the height of mountains, at the huge waves of the sea, at the long courses of rivers, at the vast compass of the ocean, at the circular motion of the stars…and they pass by themselves without wondering.

Saint Augustine

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Reflection for June 6, 2014

“Look at everything as though you were seeing it for either the first or last time. Then your time on earth will be filled with glory.”

Betty Smith

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Reflection for May 30, 2014

“If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost; that is where they should be. Now put foundations under them.”

Henry David Thoreau

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Reflection for May 23, 2014

The function of prayer is not to influence God, but rather to change the nature of the one who prays.

Søren Kierkegaard

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Reflection for May 16, 2014

“It is better to fail in originality than to succeed in imitation.”

Herman Melville

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Reflection for May 9, 2014

The part can never be well unless the whole is well.

Plato

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Reflection for May 2, 2014

Do something wonderful, people may imitate it.

Albert Schweitzer

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Reflection for April 25, 2014

Put your heart, mind and soul into even your smallest acts. This is the secret of success.

Swami Sivananda

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Reflection for April 18, 2014

Do not abandon yourselves to despair. We are the Easter people and hallelujah is our song.

Pope John Paul II (1920-2005)

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Reflection for April 11, 2014

When your values are clear, making decisions becomes easier.

Roy E. Disney

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Reflection for April 4, 2014

Nothing is more practical than finding God, than falling in love in a quite absolute, final way. What you are in love with, what seizes your imagination, will affect everything...

- Fr. Pedro Arrupe, 28th Superior General of the Jesuits from 1965-1983

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Reflection for March 28, 2014

May we think of freedom, not as the right to do as we please, but as the opportunity to do what is right.

PETER MARSHALL

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Reflection for March 21, 2014

Act as if what you do makes a difference. It does.

William James

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Reflection for March 14, 2014

Allowing happiness to change its form without being disappointed by the change is like a child; it must be allowed to grow up...

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Reflection for March 7, 2014

The desert waits, ready for those who come, who come obedient to the Spirit’s leading; or who are driven, because they will not come any other way...

Ruth Burgess

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Reflection for February 28, 2014

Some days there won't be a song in your heart. Sing anyway.

Emory Austin

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Reflection for February 21, 2014

Giving up doesn’t always mean you are weak. Sometimes it means that you are strong enough to let go.

Author Unknown CovenantHealth.ca

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Reflection for February 14, 2014

Where there is great love there are always miracles.

Willa Cather

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Reflection for February 7, 2014

We are all called to embody the healing ministry of Jesus, to heal the wounds among us and create a caring society. As Pope Francis invites us in his message for World Day of the Sick, we do this as we lay down our lives for one another. Copy and paste the link below into your browser to read more: www.covenanthealth.ca/about-us/150-years.html

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Reflection for January 31, 2014

Listening moves us closer; it helps us become more whole, more healthy, more holy. Not listening creates fragmentation, and fragmentation is the root of all suffering.

Margaret J. Wheatley

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Reflection for January 24, 2014

“If we had no winter, the spring would not be so pleasant: if we did not sometimes taste of adversity, prosperity would not be so welcome.”

Anne Bradstreet

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Reflection for January 17, 2014

The voyage of discovery is not in seeking new landscapes, but in having new eyes.

Marcel Proust

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Reflection for January 10, 2014

However vast the darkness, we must supply our own light.

Stanley Kubrick

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Reflection for January 3, 2014

It’s funny how, in this journey of life, even though we may begin at different times and places, our paths cross with others so that we may share our love...

Steve Maraboli