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May 3, 2006 Archives

Van Gogh: Life is Better Than Pictures

posted by chattering mind

It is not the language of painters but the language of nature which one should listen to…The feeling for the things themselves, for reality, is more important than the feeling for pictures. –Vincent Van Gogh

Talking Inspiration With Laurence Fishburne

posted by chattering mind

“Movie Mom” Nell Minow interviewed “Akeelah and the Bee” producer/actor Laurence Fishburne for, and the Williamson quote came up in conversation. Here’s an excerpt: Minow: The film makes great use of Marianne Williamson’s wonderful quote, “Our deepest fear is […]

The Most Famous Thing Nelson Mandela Never Said

posted by chattering mind

“Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure,” begins the famous quote recently used so effectively in the whole-family movie “Akeelah and the Bee.” Print it out! Hang it […]

Atheism on the March

posted by chattering mind

Sam Harris, author of “The End of Faith,” is the new face of American atheism. Even though I don’t buy his whole argument, he makes fascinating points. Plus, he’s cool, charismatic. And he meditates! See him lament the incompatible claims […]

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CM's Final Posts: You Can Fill the Space
Eighteen years ago, I wrote an article for a magazine that got me called in for a taped interview with a Fox TV morning news anchor. Being an effective communicator and a skillful public speaker was a dream of mine at the time. And still is. After some 30 minutes of prep with the station's hair-and-

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Websites to Visit, Blogs to Read
Here are some blogs and websites I like. It's not a complete list. But it's a start. The first is called New Moon Journal and it is written by Michele Bailey-Lessirard, a life coach, collage artist, and "shamanic astrologer." On the opening page of her site, you'll find a little slide show of her am

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Still Posted at My Desk
"Take off from here. And don't be so earnest, let others wear the sackcloth and the ashes. Let go, let fly, forget. You've listened long enough. Now strike your note." From "Station Island," by Seamus Heaney

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And Finally, This:
Place your burden at the feet of the Lord of the Universe who accomplishes everything. Remain all the time steadfast in the heart, in the Transcendental Absolute. God knows the past, present and future. He will determine the future for you and accomplish the work. What is to be done will be done at

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