July 17th, 2006

alice lost in labyrinth

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love in being: acceptance in embracing what is & is not: everything is as it should be: yet we can change this.

edited to add:
"My friends, how desperately do we need to be loved and to love."
--Chief Dan George, SKOKOMISH

Oh my great Creator: Help me this day to love myself. I can't give away anything that I don't have myself. If I am to love others, then I must love myself. If I am to forgive others, then I am to forgive myself. If I am to accept others as they are then I need to accept myself as I am. If I am to not judge others, then I need to lighten up on myself. Let me experience this power of love...

[excerpt of 'Elder's Meditation of the Day' from: whitebison.org]