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Written by Barry Vissell and Narrated by Marie T. Russell.

Albert Einstein famously said,

"There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle."

I slightly disagree. I have seen that, for many of us, there is a third way, that only some things are miracles. A lot of us believe in miracles, but only the big, obvious, staring-in-your-face kind, like the birth of your child, finding true love, or even a spectacular sunset or rainbow. But the little, everyday variety of miracle is often overlooked, like the fresh ozone smell in the woods after a rain, the smile on the face of a baby, the lovely house you find to live in, or the prompting you get to call someone, and then find out they are in crisis and need your help.

Don't Believe In Miracles?

Sadly, many people simply don't believe in miracles. They believe there is a scientific explanation for all phenomena. Even if they don't know what it is, they believe that, someday, it will be explained scientifically.

The mind simply cannot believe in miracles, while the heart doesn't have to believe. It knows! The mind craves explanations, while the heart transcends explanation. The mind seeks smallness, while the heart is open to vastness. To be open to miracles is to be open to a spiritual dimension of life...

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Copyright 2021 by Joyce and Barry Vissell.

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