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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He is the enemy, they said kill him I killed him never knowing a child, wife, mother who waited for his laughter to fill the house again At what point does a young man transform into an enemy no longer … Continue reading
What disdain people often have for the elderly as if they should have known better than to allow old age and its decay to happen to them. Yet, even as the body deteriorates, the soul can continue to thrive even … Continue reading
Ah, the irony that we are never able to find our life purpose only to discover, at the end, we have been living it all along.
Life seems full of heroes and villains. Each new hero making the former villain seem a better choice. And so it is in war and politics which, after all, is the same game.
I should have been more kind. I could have been; it would have been easy. Being kind is not something I would have regretted. On my deathbed, I would not have wished I had not been kind to someone. ButI … Continue reading
He is an unhappy little boy sloshing around in the sea of his own rage. He feels wronged. No one loved him enough or how he expected them to love him. He wanted to be rocked, cuddled reassured yet if … Continue reading
Know that when you throw a lifeline to a drowning man you don’t have the right to make that rope a noose.