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Published 10-15-10

St. Patrick, Book of Psalms, Lao-Tzu, Muhammad al-Taqi


Dear Readers,

Today's page is comprised of affirmations that heaven,
nirvana, enlightenment, whatever you wish to call it, is
a place of light and strength; that its power vanquishes
all that is not of it. It is a real and enduring "place,"
and we are invited to bring its Might into our lives.

- Lisa

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st michael defeats the devil
"St. Michael Defeats the Devil"       Eugene de la Croix

I arise today
Through the strength of heaven;
Light of the sun,
Splendor of fire,
Speed of lightning,
Swiftness of the wind,
Depth of the sea,
Stability of the earth,
Firmness of the rock.

From a prayer by St. Patrick (c. 387-493)
Missionary and patron saint of Ireland


May the Lord answer you when you are in distress;
may the name of the God of Jacob protect you.

We will shout for joy when you are victorious
and will lift up our banners in the name of our God.

Now I know that the Lord saves his anointed;
he answers him from his holy heaven
with the saving power of his right hand.

Psalm 20:1, 5, 6
The Holy Bible
New International Version


Seeing the small is called Clarity.
Keeping flexible is called Strength.
Using the shining Radiance,
You enter the Light,
Where no harm can come to you.
This is called Enlightenment.

Lao-Tzu (c. 604-531 B.C.)
Philosopher of Ancient China


O He who is sufficient from all things
But nothing is sufficient from Him
Be sufficient for me in what worries me
in the state I am.

Muhammad al-Taqi (800-835)
Ninth of the Twelve Imams

The Last Word:

But thou, O Lord, art a shield for me;
my glory, and the lifter up of mine head.

Psalm 3:3
The Holy Bible
King James Version






























































Utterly Random Bonus Quote:

God receives us just as we are and accepts our prayers
just as they are. In the same way that a small child
cannot draw a bad picture, so a child of God
cannot offer a bad prayer.

Richard J. Foster
Quaker Christian theologian and author


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