Thank Gosh

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To atone means more than just to say you’re sorry. It means to repair the damage, the emotional as well as the physical damage, and become whole, to become at-one again
Jeanne Harrison Nieuwejaar, Fluent in Faith: A Unitarian Universalist Embrace of Religious Language (Unitarian Universalist, educator, clergy)

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We decide to love one another not because the other is loveable but because we are loving beings. We love because love is our essence, because we are called to make this love real in the world.
Jeanne Harrison Nieuwejaar, Fluent in Faith: A Unitarian Universalist Embrace of Religious Language (Unitarian Universalist, educator, author, clergy)

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We can smile, breathe, walk, and eat our meals in a way that allows us to be in touch with the abundance of happiness that is available. We are very good at preparing to live, but not very good at living. We know how to sacrifice ten years for a diploma and we are willing to work very hard to get a job, a car, a house, and so on. But we have difficulty remembering that we are alive in the present moment, the only moment there is for us to be alive.
THICH NHAT HANH, Peace is Every Step

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