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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Source of Inspiration Vol. II
Now available through Amazon.com. All proceeds are being used for families in need through my volunteer work here in Brazil. I appreciate any support you can give in the beautiful work we do here. Buy the book as a present for yourself or someone you love. Thanks, hugs, pat
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The Web of Duality–Other Side of Source of InspirationCome to our new sister blog and explore our often-masked side. It will leave you with much to ponder. https://webofduality.wordpress.com/
Poems in PortugueseRead our sister blog which features some of the poems from this blog translated to Portuguese. Fonte de Inspiracão em Portuguese www.fontedeinspiracao.wordpress.com/
The Final ThirdStories from a book in progress about my years in Brazil as a volunteer www.finalthirdsite.wordpress.com/
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Monthly Archives: December 2011
Did I remember to say, “Thank-you,” and “please,” sit up straight, practice good table manners, be thoughtful, kind, and generous? Good manners do not go out of style, for they show respect for the other person and for ourselves as … Continue reading
Why can’t I love me? Who told me I was bad? Deep within in a knowing this in not true for I am of my Creator, capable of love so profound that it can fill the universes in just one … Continue reading
Family…the nucleus of the world. How can we love people across the globe when we can not get along with our family? Let us look at our values in the relationships closest to us. Do we practice compassion, patience, affection … Continue reading
Please be kind to me; I ask for so little, a smile, gentle word, heartfelt hug. Can you spare a dime, mister?
Your skin has the bloom of innocence; your lips invite exploration, eyes beckon and promise. I want to merge with your essence becoming one with all that you are.