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Intent of the Day: Know Who We Are

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There is so much that makes a human. Muscles, nerve endings, water and blood. On top of your skeleton is a lifetime of experiences, things you’ve heard about what is normal, what you could and should be. They build up and tear down your stature depending on the day. Layered beyond that are our hopes and dreams, what we might become with a little luck and a lot of sweat. ┬áThis self will come across circumstances, people and opportunities, good and bad, that shape it further. As a result, it may be hard to tell the difference between what is you and what isn’t you. There may be parts of yourself so long buried just waiting for you to reclaim them. So, if your life feels like shoes that don’t fit just right, like you’re wearing someone else’s life, perhaps it’s time to re-evaluate the things you’re counting as you.

We intend to know who we are.

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Thank you to Haiti

In the wake of the devastating earthquakes in Haiti, I’d like to offer my prayers and heartfelt thanks to all the beautiful people there, from me personally and those of us who are not there.

Thank you, Haiti, for showing us the beauty of your people.

Thank you for letting us know that you are there, in need.
Thank you for showing us you are not invisible.
Thank you for giving us the gift of being able to give to you.

Thank you for helping us remember who you are.
Thank you for helping us remember who we are.
Thank you for helping us remember we all are One.

Thank you for your beauty in the face of danger and destruction.
Thank you for showing us people in the direst of need helping each other, when we may have
 forgotten to do so ourselves.


Thank you for opening our hearts.
 

Thank you for showing us who you really are, as people, when the news of the past may have
  focused on other subjects.
Thank you for showing us your families, your neighbors, your love.
Thank you for singing and praying and hoping, and thank you for thanking us with appreciation,
  as I have seen so many times on the news. 


Thank you for helping us awaken.
Thank you for helping us to move into action as we are awakening.

Thank you for reminding us to see and care and help, not only when people are dying,
  but even more, while they are still living.
Thank you for reminding us that people are not to be forgotten.

Thank you for reminding us to love life and all around us.
Thank you for reminding us how truly fortunate we are, right now, in this moment.

Thank you for reminding us to help, to hope.
Thank you for reminding us to care, to see.

Thank you for reminding us who you are.
Thank you for reminding us who we are.
Thank you for reminding us we all are One.

Thank you
, Haiti, for showing us the beauty of your people.

In hoping and knowing that we all, everywhere, are here to live in greater compassion, in greater caring, in greater unity, as the One people that we all really are. 

I am praying for greater safety, comfort, peace, and well-being to flow to the beautiful people of Haiti in the work of recovery. And I am praying and knowing that we offer even greater contributions of caring and help from the rest of the world.

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