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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Population explosion in just my lifetime. Why are there so many more souls on Earth now than ever before? Clear lakes of my childhood have disappeared wars without end calamities everywhere; are we nearing the end? Perhaps, but this need … Continue reading
Verandas in the back porches in the front security walls and guards rocking chairs and iced tea moonlit strolls in the neighborhood are a thing of the past. We live in prisons while evil goes free. What happened?
As I walked along the path I saw tiny flowers here and there. They filled me with delight and I understood that we each can add little smiles to another’s day so easily: a kind word helping hand hug, laughter … Continue reading
Ocean liner sails the seas people wallowing in luxury while others are dying of hunger and war still others are buying more and more There’s great wealth to be had but its not shared and that is sad There is … Continue reading
Piece of peace just a little slice of kindness don’t need much even a hug will do I need to give as well as receive to make it all come out right
Mixed feelings when a good book ends leaving me wanting more yet satisfied at the same time. I want my story to end the same way, wanting more yet also happy to have lived a satisfied tale.
Red or was it blue? Witnesses tell a different story, which one is true? Sometimes I am so sure I am right only to discover what I remember is totally wrong. We see with our perspectives, life experiences coloring all. … Continue reading
Billiard ball life events careening into others random or planned? watch out for eight balls don’t have a clue too soon the game is over next players rack ‘em up while we wonder what happened to all our dreams
Penny candy jaw breakers, red hots licorice whips mary janes childhood delights best friend secrets under the hose on a summer day Rocking chairs, telling stories violets lining the window sills good books, kind neighbors grandbabies to cuddle sweet memories … Continue reading
Days blend into colorful mosaics; each piece forms the design. How we create the picture, depends on our decisions each day. Choose wisely place with care, leaving a picture of Love.
I am the picture I am the frame I am the brush, paint and thought that reveals the creation waiting to come.
What will it take to change the world… a wide sweep of destruction billions dying Earth destroyed? Is it possible to create an unlimited wave of love that sweeps around the globe illuminating every shadow banishing darkness forever? Mighty is … Continue reading
Looking for inspiration where is my muse? feeling low who can bring me up? sad going shopping angry someone else’s fault afraid pour one more Looking for solace, inspiration, relief never understanding that what I need is found inside waiting … Continue reading
S ilence in which to hear O nly you and the inner voice L ight fills spaces I nvite wisdom T each yourself to be disciplined U nderstanding comes with time and effort D ecide and commit E njoy your … Continue reading
Weave Over, under Creating, designing, constructing Threads of interactive life Tapestry of being Golden strands Love
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Spare me your false compliments; I do not need to be flattered. “Beware of smiling faces” is still good advice! I want to be so secure in who I am that neither unkind words nor compliments affect me. I am … Continue reading
Helping someone is a good deed that is easily negated by resentment. Selfish giving spoils the gift. Why do we help others? Let’s look carefully at our intention for truly “the gift is for the giver”
Can man become so filled with darkness that his inner Light disappears? Can he lose his soul? I find the idea of soulless people disturbing yet when I hear of the atrocities of man, I wonder if such people have … Continue reading
Have I finished my life? Is it not just more of the same? No surprises, challenges, goals won, obstacles overcome or perhaps life is simply living serenely each moment as it comes without needing thrills, rewards, promises of things to … Continue reading
Power animals, spirit guides, angels, fairies in the moonlight, ancient lore, stories for children. Do not believe in Divine messages, intuition, or the tooth fairy. Be modern sophisticated educated What if there are mysteries in the world rejecting an idea … Continue reading
My mirror has shaggy ears makes puddles on clean floors shows me that I am not as patient as I thought. He reminds me how to play, to find joy in a stolen dish towel and favorite shoes. The problem … Continue reading
Bubble gum, yo-yos, spinning tops jump rope, hop-scotch, family games on Sunday nights, camp fire songs, bed-time prayers… quaint customs of by-gone times replaced by solitary video, alienation, meals gobbled in front of television and people who see the world … Continue reading
Fairy tales so gruesome video games of destruction television filled with death what are we teaching our children with this focus on violence? Let’s create a world of “happy-ever-afters” where people are loving kind, compassionate. May our streets be safe … Continue reading