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A Prayer

I want to be ever a child
I want to feel an eternal friendship
for the raindrops, the flowers,
the insects, the snowflakes.
I want to be keenly interested in everything,
with mind and muscle ever alert,
forgetting my troubles in the next moment.
The stars and the sea, the ponds and the trees,
the birds and the animals, are my comrades.
Though my muscles may stiffen, though my skin may
wrinkle, may I never find ...
A Prayer

I want to be ever a child
I want to feel an eternal friendship
for the raindrops, the flowers,
the insects, the snowflakes.
I want to be keenly interested in everything,
with mind and muscle ever alert,
forgetting my troubles in the next moment.
The stars and the sea, the ponds and the trees,
the birds and the animals, are my comrades.
Though my muscles may stiffen, though my skin may
wrinkle, may I never find myself yawning
at life.

~Toyohiko Kagawa ~
(Songs from the Slums, trans. by Lois Erickson)
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Member Since: 5/19/2010

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My Goals:
Daily...I need
to care for my physical, spiritual, emotional and mental health.
Exercise
Meditation
Random acts of kindness
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My Program:
Exercise-
Just Go- ( I go running)
Do 5 ( of anything for strength)
Just do today-(how I handle stress)
Work from the Outside in and the inside out.

~ Wendell Berry ~
(The Sabbath Poems, 1993, I)

No, no, there is no going back.
Less and less you are
that possibility you were.
More and more you have become
those lives and deaths
that have belonged to you.
You have become a sort of grave
containing much that was
and is no more in time, beloved
then, now, and always.
And so you have become a sort of tree
standing over the grave.
Now more than ever you can be
generous toward each day
that comes, young, to disappear
forever, and yet remain
unaging in the mind.
Every day you have less reason
not to give yourself away.





Personal Information:
My name is Rachel. I live in Montana. I am very blessed with abundance in all areas of my life.

Books that have helped me on my journey toward helping living;
Peace is Every Step
Breaking Free from Compulsive Eating
The Power of Habit
Taking the Leap
The Bible
The Four Agreements
The Happiness Project








Other Information:
"When you are in alignement with who you really are, you cannot help but uplift those with whom you come into contact. Your value to those around you hinges upon only one thing: your personal alignment with source. And the only thing you have to give to another is an example of that alignment, which they may observe, then desire, and then work to achieve." via Runi my yoga teacher

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VALERIEMAHA
4/28/2016 11:44:31 PM

Today we rise!

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ATRANSFORMATION
4/16/2016 5:06:45 PM

YOU are such a blessing!!



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VALERIEMAHA
2/19/2016 7:09:07 PM

grateful for beautiful fabric to make my Ingrid a quilt
for the adventure she is beginning on July 1
joining the Peace Core, going to Africa.
Oh, to have such a daughter

SO, SO amazing...like mother, like daughter.
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Mahalakshmi



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VALERIEMAHA
2/19/2016 7:08:23 PM

grateful for beautiful fabric to make my Ingrid a quilt
for the adventure she is beginning on July 1
joining the Peace Core, going to Africa.
Oh, to have such a daughter

SO, SO amazing...like mother, like daughter.
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Mahalakshmi



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SLASALLE
12/3/2015 9:20:41 AM

Rachel - Sorry for my slow response to your wonderful Thanksgiving greeting to me and the kitty girls!! I hope your Thanksgiving was full of love! Holidays are still rough for me (they were rough before I lost Beth), but I'm blessed with amazing friends that help me through!!

With gratitude for your presence in my life,
Stephanie



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