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October 2012 Blog Posts (4)

LOVE & FEAR

© 2012 Howard McQueen

 

Everything made of love

 and everything made of fear

 is alive,

 incubated and harbored in the human mind.

 

Ours is a journey of discernment,

 of recognizing where love has gone astray

 and escaped in the forms of anger,

 distrust, sadness, depression  …

 

Ours is both an inward journey,

 As well as an outward journey.

We may try to cloister ourselves from the external…

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Added by Howard McQueen on October 28, 2012 at 10:36am — No Comments

Something that has become undeniable to me, is the presence of a sacredness that is infused within all people and all things. It is a sense of great beauty that fills my whole being with love. Ever s…

Something that has become undeniable to me, is the presence of a sacredness that is infused within all people and all things.

It is a sense of great beauty that fills my whole being with love. Ever since this sacredness made itself known to me, or any other words, ever since I realized I am this sacredness, or essence, or presence, a deep healing and restoration of true sanity began to take place.

There is a sense that every place of division inside myself is being…

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Added by Dylan Eller Smith on October 26, 2012 at 8:30pm — No Comments

Addicted to Thought

Where do thoughts come from?  They seem to just appear out of the silence of our mind.  They come in the form of words predominantly, but also images.  No one else can hear them or see them, which makes them very private and personal.  For the most part they are purely unintentional and random, but we take this voice in the head to be the only authority on what’s true and what’s not.  Therefore, thoughts make up who we think we are and who we think the rest of the world is.



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Added by Trey Carland on October 19, 2012 at 12:11am — 1 Comment

THAT SOFT VOICE OF LOVE

© 2012 Howard McQueen 

 

All the inner voices,

calling out for attention;

some of them advocating for discord.

And yet,

quietly,

patiently,

there is also a soft voice calling forth from a simple wholeness.

It is not the loudest.

It lacks the drama carried by the other voices.

And, yes, even when you clearly hear it,

you still sometimes clam up into a forced silence,

denying yourself your own…

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Added by Howard McQueen on October 8, 2012 at 5:30pm — No Comments

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