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Garry Shandling

In 1977, when he was 27, Shandling was in a serious car accident in Beverly Hills that nearly killed him.   “I had a vivid near-death experience that involved a voice asking, ‘Do you want to continue leading Garry Shandling’s l...
by Wisdom and Life on Mar 28, 2016

Unitarian Universalism

Those of you who have been following Wisdom and Life understand my challenge with finding a spiritual home that I’m comfortable in.  I’ve attended Catholic Mass on numerous occasions.  When younger I went to Saint Mark Lutheran Church in Norwic...
by Wisdom and Life on Feb 15, 2016

What is the Lesson?

God can make all things right by you.  Reach out.  Ask him.     Image from: Pinterest   This is a constantly evolving issue for me.  My life is golden because I put my faith in God.  On an intellectual level I realize that EVERYTHING h...
by Wisdom and Life on Feb 8, 2016

Thriving

The best you can do for anyone is to thrive fully and be willing to explain to anyone who asks how it is that you are thriving, and what it is that you’ve discovered—and then, just relax and trust that all truly is well.   Abraham Hicks...
by Wisdom and Life on Oct 5, 2015

A Response To Jason

Last week my friend, Jason Marchi left a comment on Passing in Pairs that made it obvious that the title and some of what I wrote was misinterpreted by him.  What I wanted to come across in the column was not that some people pass in pairs, That was...
by Wisdom and Life on Sep 28, 2015

Passing In Pairs

  –Princess Diana August 31, 1997 –Mother Teresa September 5, 1997 –Wayne Dyer August 29, 2015 –Oliver Sacks August 30, 2015   On Monday, September 14, a friend of mine mentioned Wayne Dyer’s passing.  She then br...
by Wisdom and Life on Sep 21, 2015

August 17

Today is a bittersweet day: August 17 will always be a difficult day for me.   It is three days before my birthday.  That’s not why the 17th is so challenging for me however.  It is because it is the day my paternal grandmother passed (my Na...
by Wisdom and Life on Aug 17, 2015

HE Will Provide

There was a young man in a flood who watched the water rise in his house.  Soon the water rose to the roof line and the young man stood on the peak.  His neighbor rowed by in a row boat.  Get in!  He said. I can get you to safety. No. The young m...
by Wisdom and Life on Jun 8, 2015

On The Right Path

You are on the right path; you are marching straight to your own joy, and to happiness for others. Neale Donald Walsch   We are ALWAYS right where we are supposed to be.  It does no good for anyone to compare themselves to someone else.  Everyone...
by Wisdom and Life on Apr 20, 2015

Amends to Those Who Oppose You

We encourage you to make peace with everyone who opposes you and with everyone whom you oppose, not only because you cannot insist on their yielding to your perspective but because their opposing perspective is of tremendous benefit to you. You see,...
by Wisdom and Life on Mar 30, 2015

Happiness Is Within

Happiness comes from within.  You can’t FIND happiness.  It already exists in our hearts.  You can’t run away from a challenge and expect to find joy.   Do you know someone who who is always chasing joy, who is always looking for something to...
by Wisdom and Life on Mar 23, 2015

Bridging my Life

Another bridge to my life in Madison, Connecticut from my Hell in Farmington, Connecticut:   Image from: Public Domain Images A bridge gets you from Point A to Point B. My first grade teacher’s name was Mrs. Newton. As a senior in high school,...
by Wisdom and Life on Mar 16, 2015

Fairy Godmother

Today will be the last column at Wisdom and Life Until Monday, January 12, 2015   Something ENTIRELY off concept to start out today, something TOO important NOT to discuss: Life on Earth is only a panorama of vivid observations which seem real t...
by Wisdom and Life on Dec 22, 2014

The Mystery of Life

Some things will always remain a mystery at this level of consciousness, and it is right that they should. So do not try to solve all the mysteries. Give the universe a chance. It will unfold itself in due course. … Continue reading →...
by Wisdom and Life on Dec 15, 2014

A Great Chasm

As you go the way of life you will see a great chasm Jump. It’s not as wide as you think. Native American Proverb Into the Abyss Page 169 Carol Shaben   I read Into the Abyss this past summer … Continue reading →...
by Wisdom and Life on Dec 5, 2014

An Impassible Barrier

There’s really no way I can get through to her? I asked. Perhaps something will develop in time he said. At the moment, her disbelief is an impassable barrier. What Dreams May Come Richard Matheson Page 175 Image from: Wikipedia … Continu...
by Wisdom and Life on Dec 1, 2014

Nothing is Permanent

Nothing is permanent in each of our incarnations; The only permanence is in the fact that we return again and again and we meet the same people again and again.   Christopher Jennings Penders   I was reminded of this … Continue reading →...
by Wisdom and Life on Nov 21, 2014

Be A Rainbow Gardener

Next time you encounter someone in pain, don’t just wince and pass by with a shrug.  Hurting people need a bit of color to brighten their dark places and they need to remember the promise that God is with them … Continue reading →...
by Wisdom and Life on Oct 3, 2014

Parting The Veil

Everything that you need or want in life will begin to arrive when you’re in-Spirit: The right people will show up.  The financing will materialize, those around you will be attracted to your enthusiasm and commitment.  And you’ll be a …...
by Wisdom and Life on Sep 29, 2014

How Do You See Life?

I’m sure somewhere in our lives we have all met someone who has two faces: One they present publicly. and One they present privately.   The face they present publicly is most likely happy, positive, upbeat.  They want to us … Continue readi...
by Wisdom and Life on Sep 26, 2014


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