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The miracle in my life

The miracle in my life is simply living and giving . To live is to experience . To experience one must give to others. By sharing what you carry in your heart and mind is to give.
The greatest present to give to others is love. In many ways we can give love and right then: fully live. Then the miracle happens.
We must not look far or spend a lot. Each can give the best by giving what one is. Everyone can give better when he or she learns more. But then again, to learn we must first give.
This is the miracle in my life: having learned to live to give. It´s the only way I have found to fully live. It is what makes me smile every morning and face the whole day.
Grand people are willing to give by sharing their love. It is the only way of continuing links of a happy life. When grand people meet and make a plan of love, then grand miracles happen.
I was taught to give and find the way. Then I was told to seek for grand help and make greater miracles happen. This I mostly enjoy.
By simply living and giving my heart and mind to others I have began to witness miracles of love. And these miracles are making other hearts wish to live to give.


Frances Faulkner's picture


Annie --
what a wonderful reminder this is about simple, open, honest sharing without expectations. You're right, miracles come from such places. Thanks for writing this --


Annie Ruiz's picture

I´m proud of you!

Nice to have you as a penpal Frances!!


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Linda M. Ando's picture

Dear Annie, Hello! Thank you

Dear Annie,

Hello! Thank you for sharing your wisdom and insight of "simply living and giving". There is a Japanese saying in Tea Ceremony, "Ichigo Ichie"and loosely translated it means "In one moment, one lifetime" as the tea server and the tea receiver share a deep reverence for each other and humanity in the moment they share. I appreciate your daily practice of kindness, thank you!

With gratitude and respect,

Linda Ando

With Gratitude,

Linda M. Ando

Annie Ruiz's picture

I´m mostly honored by your words.

Dear Linda,

Gracias, for taking the time and reading my lines. Please visit:

Have a wonderful day.


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ccontreras's picture

Thank you for sharing!

Your post reminds me so much of a quote by Mother Theresa "God loves a cheerful giver. She or he gives best who gives with a smile." After reading your post, I can put a face to this wonderful quote! :-)

"I embrace emerging experience. I am a butterfly. Not a butterfly collector." - Stafford

Annie Ruiz's picture

Then I'm a butterfly too, like you!

Thanks Cinthya! People like you are my strenght.


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olakitike's picture


You have reminded us that sometimes the most important things in our lives are the things we give.

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