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Prayer for Peace in the World

Pray for Peace

Pray to whomever you kneel down to:
Jesus nailed to his wooden or plastic cross,
his suffering face bent to kiss you,
Buddha still under the bo tree in scorching heat,
Adonai, Allah. Raise your arms to Mary
that she may lay her palm on our brows,
to Shekhina, Queen of Heaven and Earth,
to Inanna in her stripped descent.
Then pray to the bus driver who takes you to work.
On the bus, pray for everyone riding that bus,
for everyone riding buses all over the world.
Drop some silver and pray.
Waiting in line for the movies, for the ATM,
for your latte and croissant, offer your plea.
Make your eating and drinking a supplication.
Make your slicing of carrots a holy act,
each translucent layer of the onion, a deeper prayer.
To Hawk or Wolf, or the Great Whale, pray.
Bow down to terriers and shepherds and Siamese cats.
Fields of artichokes and elegant strawberries.
Make the brushing of ...

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Dream Foundation Veteran Program

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On this Veterans Day, I am excited to tell you about a newly launched Silver Lining program to celebrate and honor our veterans....

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Audrey Hepburn | The Silver Pen

Audrey Hepburn

Audrey Hepburn

 You know by now that I am a huge fan of Audrey Hepburn’s.  Her philanthropy (she worked for UNICEF for 38 years!), uniqueness, ...

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Merry Christmas from Santa Barbara | The Silver Pen

Merry Christmas 2014!

Merry  Christmas 2014!

A Christmas Salutation

There is nothing I can give you which you have not, But there is much that while I cannot...

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Giving Thanks | The Silver Pen

All in a Word

Love love love this inspiring peace by Aileen Fisher!  It is the most perfect and beautiful reminder of giving T.H.A.N.K.S. this holiday weekend!...

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Pay Attention

This fall has had me feeling like I am drinking out of a fire hose – literally. While the opportunities are extraordinary, I have been ...

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Enduring Love

One of my favorite Silver Linings about writing the blog is having the opportunity to meet extraordinary people who do remarkable things, especially those who ...

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Friday Photos: The Silver Lining Book Events

Friday Photos: The Silver Lining Book Events

This week Elizabeth Messina and I have had so much fun signing books and meeting new friends at ...

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Happy St Patrick's Day | The Silver Pen

Happy Saint Patrick’s Day

Happy Saint Patrick’s Day

Ireland is one of the most beautiful and welcoming places I’ve ever been. The people, the landscape, the music, the architecture…all ...

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Behind the Scenes | The Silver Pen

Musical Monday: Silver Girl Lyrics and Behind the Scenes Photos

Silver Girl Lyrics and Behind the Scenes Photos

Helloooooo!  Wow, is it ever nice to be back.  Nicaragua was amazing and I can’t wait to ...

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The Tutu Project | The Silver Pen

Friday Photos: The Tutu Project

The Tutu Project

Many, if not most people have heard of The Tutu Project. If not, please allow me to introduce you to this extraordinary ...

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