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How to shift the world?

December always confronts us with deeper and deeper contrasts. While the world hovers on edge with North Korea's daily threats and Donald Trump's arrogant, self-focused stances on everything, out come all the Christmas hoopla, tired and worn and increasingly shallow and superficial. How to sustain oneself in such a world? Some ways I am discovering:

1. Don't watch the news too often. Anything major will reach you.

2. Look for positive signs of heart presence in yourself and others and dwell there.

3. Bless the negativity everywhere and then let it go, especially and immediately in yourself.

4. Seek out nature encounters - trees and dry grass and snow will do - and open to receive.

5. Search for silence - a few moments at a time. Slowly it will heal your wounds from too much noise and overload. Think of silence as a way of rest.

6. MIndfully light candles every day...

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10.12 | 08:27

I have browsed your comments on these books at various times and came back again now to be inspired to round out my selection for my 'winter reading'.

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02.12 | 19:23

Yes indeed...will show you tomorrow.

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02.12 | 19:20

I like these very much. The spirals amid stars and land especially feel like pure whimsy and joy. Black paper and gel pens, you say?.....

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10.09 | 21:59

Hearing you! MB

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