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 trip seemed to take forever many stops, many go’s adventures, boredom, too, trials, tribulations, yet also wonderous times of joy. Now the journey is alomst over in retrospect; a blink of time soon gone and forgotten. The next traveler … Continue reading
You promised I believed you you lied now the trust is broken can’t put Humpty Dumpty back together again Trust is sacred almost impossible to redeem handle with care or lose forever.
Think I’ll become a cactus arms held up in permanent supplication. All prickly on the outside yet moist and sweet inside. When I blossom, ’tis glorious to see. I am quite magnificent but don’t get too close to me.
Permission is unnecessary for each must decide. Bow to no one and allow no one to bow to you. Let us be our own unique being respected and respectful equal more than equal One
Life seems like interlinking patterns; things which seem to have no connection eventually reveal their ties. Life is much more than it seems full of mystery layers of meanings circumstances interconnected through life in the most intriguing ways.
My mother said this was good manners. In another country they say it is rude. I thought culture values were part of the system of truth, Perhaps they are for truth seems more flexible as I age. Sometimes it is … Continue reading