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Cleaning Our Inner House

Mother Theresa’s perspective on life and worth came from a strong moral core and is needed right now, needed in a form to permeate every heart: “If each of us would only sweep our own doorstep, the whole World would … Continue reading

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Overheard on NPR

Overheard on NPR 04/16/20 around 8:58 p.m. — and I’ll use a single quotation designation as I may have made a slight accidental error in transcription — ‘Maybe that’s the point of dis-information, to make it so people can’t have … Continue reading

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National Geographic brought Aristotle into today’s ecological perspective.

National Geographic’s May 2017 article entitled “Whose Moors Are They: The future of Scotland’s signature landscape is murky amid debates over class, culture, and nature” on page 111 included a thought dating back to Aristotle wherein the presence of virtue … Continue reading

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Dr. Angelou’s birthday

A birthday shout-out to Dr. Maya Angelou, a true beacon of humanity’s essence informing her ability to extend unconditional love and tolerance to all, while standing loud and firm against injustice and duplicity.  Today is her birth’s 92nd anniversary, and … Continue reading

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From the New Yorker’s February 10, 2020 issue

From page 69: “A good government does need a head to see the way forward. It also needs a heart to make it feel, and a spine to keep it upright..” My understanding of this last means the courage to … Continue reading

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What I learned from reading today

I have changed my focus to reflecting on articles I have read in such publications as The New Yorker, Literary Journals, or books. The reason? Too many in “leadership” positions have seemingly abandoned universal values of honesty and integrity.

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Outside my nurturing kitchen window a bird feeder gently rocks in the morning breezes. It is outlined by a dream-catcher affixed to the glass. Two species are busily bobbing at the seeds, each seemingly intent on their individual missions while … Continue reading

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