May we each understand the need, and strive to be, an intelligent toiler… “An infallible test of civilization is that a man claiming to be civilized should be an intelligent toiler, that he should understand…View More Words: “Be An Intelligent Toiler… “
Leonardo Da Vinci was a keen observer and student of nature. His notes on The Nature of Water, from The notebooks of Leonardo da Vinci , Translation by Edward MacCurdy (1955) are perceptive and eloquent: “Water is…View More Words: “Water …The Vital Humour Of This Arid Earth”
We all have an innate need to be valued in life — to feel we are valuable as individuals and as members of our community and to feel that our contributions are worthy and appreciated. But can we ever feel too valuable?View More Can We Ever Feel Too Valuable?
Recently, Pew Research asked thousands of Americans where they find meaning in life. Instead of presenting group responses, they highlighted the wonderful responses and stories from the world of the individual person. It reminded me that:…View More Words: “The World Of The Individual Person…”
What will it take for us to let go of our endless debates and finger-pointings over global warming or global climate change? When will we begin to truly recognize that the heart of our human…View More Universal Well-Being And Planetary Considerations
You know you are hanging out with the right kind of friends, when, on a day you most need it, you are gifted with a beautiful starfish and the words “You make a difference every…View More Words: “After Us, There Will Be Others…”
Author Julia Cameron points out that one of the most valuable tools for creativity is one of the simplest — walking. When she wrote THE ARTIST’S WAY she didn’t address exercise until week 12 in…View More Walking In Nature — A Basic Tool For Creative Multitasking
When all the stars align in our favor, we tend to feel a sense of self-satisfaction that the universe has fallen into place for us. But instead, maybe we should feel a sense of humbling…View More Words: “The Field Of All Possibilities…”
These days, it is kind of hard not to believe the great American divide is all around us. As proof we are bombarded daily with endless examples of a society divided by class, race, gender,…View More Would Your Ideal Americans be — Honest, Kind, Strong, and Responsible?
While your liberty and mine can take many different forms, may we ever embrace and strive towards an ideal of liberty where all people have the right, the power, and the ability to choose… “Rightful liberty…View More Here’s To Your Liberty And Mine