Inner Peace

Inner Peace

Inner Peace: Now the good news

Edward Hirsch: “We can recognize this as a call from that deeper place within us, rather than something we have to do (but don’t want to), forced upon us by unforgiving circumstances.”

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Inner Peace

Inner Peace: My safe place

Richard Carey: “So, what is inner peace for me? It is a place where I am safe, where I am loved, where I am doing the things I love to do. It is a place in my memory that was real enough, but now seems beyond reality, though still accessible.”

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Inner Peace: Let’s travel, in complete safety, this summer! (Part 1 of 2)

Victoria Leo: “In the past two months, I have been all over Eastern Europe, I have climbed in the Alps, I have snorkeled and sunned all over the South Pacific, from one sun-kissed island to another. How can I be so sure that, even though I am at extreme risk if I catch COVID-19, I will be completely safe as I continue this joyous lifestyle?”

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Inner Peace

Inner Peace: ‘In’ but ‘not of’

Edward Hirsch: “There is no moment, no place, no matter how ordinary or private it might seem to be, that is not completely within Being, and even of Being. Otherwise, it would simply not be at all.”

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Inner Peace

Inner Peace: Inner peace vs. inner life

Richard Carey: “The inner life (mine, at least) moves forward in space and time at varying speeds and depths, fraught with the fragments and flotsam of sensory experience and memory. In the space of any given day or hour, the stream may be calm for a spell, but then in the next moment churned by whirlpools and rapids.”

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Inner Peace: My legacy

Asifa Kanji: “I would rather give my worldly wealth that would be used to stitch me together and keep me alive to the Nature Conservancy, the homeless, or to the young folks to give them a leg up in life. That would be my legacy.”

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Inner Peace: Contemplation of three words

Edward Hirsch: “Contemplation is about attention. It seems to be about something mental, like questions and answers, but they in turn lead beyond the mind, as an invitation — beyond even thinking about the Mystery, to Being the Mystery.”

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Inner Peace: June’s full moon — the Full Strawberry Moon

Sally McKirgan: “Two poems by James Dillet Freeman, sometimes known as ‘the poet laureate of the moon,’ reside on the moon. ‘I am There’ was taken by Astronaut James B. Irwin in 1971, and ‘Prayer for Protection’ was taken by Lunar Commander ‘Buzz’ Aldrin in July 1969. Here are Freeman’s poems.”

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Rogue Valley Tribune mailing introductory edition to 93,000 addresses

Mailboxes throughout Jackson County will be filled this week with a 12-page broadsheet newspaper introducing the Rogue Valley Tribune to prospective readers. EO Media Group is getting the word out about its Medford-based news site and three-times a week printed paper with a saturation mailing to 93,000 area addresses.

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Free environment, chemistry talk coming to SOU

How can chemistry be utilized to understand human impacts on the environment? That question will be answered during a Friday science seminar hosted by Southern Oregon University assistant professor Chris Babayco, Ph.D., organizers have announced.

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Inner Peace: It’s all concept

Jim Hatton: “I have come to respect and honor them all. I am not here to say they are right or wrong. It is right for all individuals to seek their own path, what is right for them, and what inspires them.”

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