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The week is before us - like the coffee pot - waiting to brew. Making it good is a matter of choice, luck, creativity, patience and acceptance of the outcome.

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Sunday, June 20, 2010

Favorite Fathers Day Tweets

KatrinaNation (Katrina vandenHeuvel): "Best Father's day gift: Generations in the Balance - ."  A wonderful Op-Ed dialog between Tony and Daniel Judt, Baby Boomer father and Bright Teen son.

jdickerson (John Dickerson): "When you were a kid, how many degrees of separation were you from the guy who had the father with the musical car horn?"

donnabrazile (Donna Brazile): 1) "Let us honor our Dads, Fathers, Brothers & others who made a difference by saying thanks. To my Dad Lionel, brothers Chet and Kevin - Luv u!,"  2) "And to all the men who treat women & girls w/ respect & dignity -2 those who honor our inner beauty, GRACE. Peace, blessings & much luv Boo."

huffingtonpost (Huffington Post): "Father's Day: The 12 Weirdest Father's Day 'Awkward Family Photos' (PHOTOS, POLL)"

NWF (National Wildlife Federation):  "Happy Fathers Day! Read why the Giant Water Bug is the most misunderstood dad: #fathersday."

Hegemommy (Jessica Pieklo): "Making breakfast while @phonetical sleeps upstairs. Have I mentioned it's good to have him home? It is."  "Phonetical" is Mom's hubby.

sfoshee1 (D. Scott):  "Dads - they're not around forever. Just pick up the phone. Today. #FathersDay"

[Post date: 6/20/10 ]

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References on Spirituality -- Favorites from my old collection

  • "A Return To Love: Reflections On the Principles Of a Course In Miracles" by Marianne Williamson. Harper Collins, 1992
  • "A World Waiting To Be Born: Civility Rediscovered" by M. Scott Peck. Simon and Schuster, 1993
  • "Chicken Soup For the Unsinkable Soul" by Canfield, Hansen and McNamara. Health Communications, 1999
  • "Compassion in Action: Setting Out On the Path of Service" by Ram Dass and Mirabai Bush. Bell Tower Pub., 1992
  • "Creative Visualization" by Shakti Gawain. MIF Books, 1978
  • "Finding Values That Work: The Search For Fulfillment" by Brian O'Connell. Walker & Co., 1978
  • "Fire in the Soul" by Joan Borysenko. Warner Books, 1993
  • "Further Along the Road Less Traveled" by M. Scott Peck. Simon and Schuster, 1993
  • "Guilt Is the Teacher, Love Is the Lesson" by Joan Borysenko. Warner Books, 1990
  • "Inner Simplicity: 100 Ways To Regain Peace and Nourish the Soul" by Elaine St. James. Hyperion, 1995
  • "Insearch:Psychology and Religion" by James Hillman. Spring Pub. 1994
  • "Man's Search For Himself" by Rollo May. Signet Books, 1953
  • "Mythologies" by William Butler Yeats. Macmillan, 1959
  • "Myths, Dreams and Religion" by Joseph Campbell. Spring Pub. 1988
  • "Passion for Life: Psychology and the Human Spirit" by John and Muriel James. Penguin Books, 1991
  • "Peace Is Every Step" by Thich Nhat Hahn. Bantam Books , 1991
  • "The Heroine's Journey" by Mureen Murdock. Random House, 1990
  • "The Hope For Healing Human Evil" by M. Scott Peck. Simon and Schuster, 1983
  • "The House of Belonging" poems by David Whyte. Many Rivers Press, 2004
  • "The Road Less Traveled: A New Psychology of Love, Traditional Values and Spiritual Growth" by M.Scott Peck. Simon and Schuster, 1978
  • "The Soul's Code: In Search Of Character and Calling" by James Hillman. Random House, 1996
  • "The World Treasury of Modern Religious Thought" by Jaroslav Pelikan. Little, Brown & Co., 1990
  • "Unconditional Life" by Deepak Chopra. Bantam Books, 1992
  • "Wherever You Go There You Are: Mindfulness Meditation" by Jon Kabat-Zinn. Hyperion, 1994
  • "Zen Keys: A Guide to Zen Practice" by Thich Nhat Hahn. Doubleday Dell Pub. Group, 1974

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A retired counselor, I am equal parts Techie and Artist. I am a Democrat who came to the Southwest to attend college. I married, had kids and have lived here all my adult life.