Before You SpeakBefore you speak, let your words pass through three gates. At the first gate, ask yourself, ‘Is it true?’ At the second ask, ‘Is it necessary?’ At the third gate ask ‘Is it kind? Rumi
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The killing of a child is the most heinous of crimes for with this child dies hope for a better future; love and faith destroyed in one blow. Children can be killed by bullets, fear, hatred; when they die we … Continue reading
I celebrate the New Year full of possibilities new beginnings past left in the past bringing forward only wisdom gained Another ring on the tree the patina of life painting my hair grey lining my face with smile or worry … Continue reading
I can not speak of your life for I only know my own and sometimes that seems to be a stranger to me. Advice is seldom welcomed; resist the “fix-it” urge. We need to have the difficult times to gain … Continue reading
There is no brass ring no pot of gold at the end of the rainbow leave behind your lucky rabbit’s foot shamrock, winning lottery ticket roulette, royal flush, penny in the pool for luck is guaranteed when you live your … Continue reading
Stand side by side hold on to what you strive for hold on to what you’d die for lift the people from their pain reach into the future Stand side by side we can bear this weight Fight for your … Continue reading
Flip-flop faith foolish doubt but very real. Then once again I am shown the power and love of my Creator. Tears of awe and gratitude wash away the doubt leaving me filled with joy and peace once again.
The smile on my lips starts in my heart flowing to all the cells in my body gathering at my lips and then onward to your heart.