Category Archives: Precious things

Nothing Is Holier

For me, trees have always been the most penetrating preachers. I revere them when they live in tribes and families, in forests and groves. And even more I revere them when they stand alone. They are like lonely persons. Not … Continue reading

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From the Twisted Metal

Every morning I make a posts on two other blogs I keep other than this one. With the description “love is so short, forgetting is so long” http://www.brokenheartsanonymous.com is centered on the pain and sorrow love can bring. On the … Continue reading

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My Close Relationship with Melody and Rhythm

From the time I can remember, music has been around me. My young parents were music fans who had a radio on most of the time. My youngest formative years were spent with Elvis, Hank Sr. and Patsy Cline. By … Continue reading

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Home Sweet Home

There are stories from the American Civil War before a battle when the soldiers of one side would begin to sing and the opposing arm would then join in from the distance. Singing “Home Sweet Home” in unison was said … Continue reading

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Feelings and Health and Longevity

Many of us hope for lives that imitate beer commercials, all happiness and fun. But that fantasy sets us up for disappointment because our lives have more than one dimension, and true emotional health is about experiencing the breadth and … Continue reading

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Pleasure From Such Little Effort

Gladly I can point my finger at my high school English teacher for awakening my awareness to Victorian poetry. What began when I was fifteen has grown to become a treasured appreciation. I find solace in words as they dance … Continue reading

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Today is Your Day!

” Life” by Susan Polis Schutz dreams can come true if you take the time to think about what you want in life get to know yourself find out who you are choose your goals carefully be honest with yourself … Continue reading

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Understanding, Knowledge, and Insight

Do not believe in… anything simply because you have heard it. Do not believe in… anything simply because it is spoken and rumored by many. Do not believe in… anything simply because it is found written in your religious books. … Continue reading

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But Are We Grateful?

What an irony it is that these living beings whose shade we sit in, whose fruit we eat, whose limbs we climb, whose roots we water, to whom most of us rarely give a second thought, are so poorly understood. … Continue reading

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Great Wealth of Life

Grab  your imagination hat and put on your best fantasy shoes. Dress up in daydreams and set your mind on make-believe. Then come along with me in a delicate journey of words arranged to inspire. I wandered lonely as a … Continue reading

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