Category Archives: Learning

Seek Wisdom, Not Knowledge

What was hidden away by three generations of my white ancestors is a strong reason for pride for me: the remnants of Alabama Cherokee in my blood: deluded now, but a strong 1/8th of me. Native American Ten Commandments 1. Treat … Continue reading

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Life is Filled with Possibility

POSSIBILITY: the condition or fact of being possible; an opportunity to do something, or something that can be done or tried; a future prospect or potential. Growing mentally, physically and spirituality in the last decade has brought me to a … Continue reading

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Rich and Marvelous

Dare to Be When a new day begins, dare to smile gratefully. When there is darkness, dare to be the first to shine a light. When there is injustice, dare to be the first to condemn it. When something seems … Continue reading

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Finding Meaning In What You Have

Sitting here this morning in the lap of plenty, I began to think about looking for a new sofa for the den. The one there has seen much better days. The impressions on it made where people frequently sit are … Continue reading

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Want Less, Have More

Some days it is simple things that bring the most gratitude to my thoughts and feelings: the sun coming up,  flowers in my year,  a good morning email from a friend, a banana at breakfast. Being open to know thankfulness … Continue reading

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Position My Sails To Catch The Best Wind

There are the parables of Aesop, the insights of Buddha, the stories Jesus told, the Muslim chronicles of Rumi, the anecdotes of Confucius and many teaching tales from Hindu, Sufi, Jewish and other spiritual and secular traditions. With origins in verbally passed on … Continue reading

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