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Love and Self-Love

One of the great and slightly strange dangers of falling in love with someone is how we may respond the day they start to love us back. Continue reading “Love and Self-Love”

Each second

Each second we live is a new and unique moment of the universe, a moment that will never be again.

And what do we teach our children? Continue reading “Each second”


The woods were made for the hunters of dreams,
The brooks for the fishers of song. Continue reading “Woods”

A Family Affair

I imagined many things when my children were little but I never envisaged a day when they would take part in a hair-shaving ceremony — for me. Continue reading “A Family Affair”

The same stream of life…

The same stream of life that runs through my veins night and day runs through the world and dances in rhythmic measures. Continue reading “The same stream of life…”

Sweet-Pea Summers

Each summer in the late 1960s, my two sisters and I would ride the Greyhound bus from Arizona to Arkansas to stay with our father. Continue reading “Sweet-Pea Summers”

Biodiversity Is Essential To Human Rights

For the first time, a United Nations report has recognized biodiversity and healthy ecosystems as essential to human rights. Continue reading “Biodiversity Is Essential To Human Rights”

Receptive silence

If you do not yet know where you fit, I suggest you try seeking it in receptive silence. Continue reading “Receptive silence”

Life becomes more peaceful

Life becomes more peaceful for those not attached to preferences. If you wish to know the truth, then hold to no opinions for or against anything. To set up what you like against what you dislike is the disease of the mind. Continue reading “Life becomes more peaceful”

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