Suddenly it was Summer
Suddenly it is Summer. The Summer of 2018.
Summer was always my favorite time of the year.
The bursting flowers. The blooming trees.
Fresh Yellow buttercups. Amazing Pink Cherry blossoms.
Flowers of Red, Orange, White and Purple.
Everywhere the rich living green. Glowing with new life. Continue reading →
Dear Maxine, Guest Post by Don Price. who lost his beloved wife, Maxine December 26, 2016. His sincere reflections touch us all. He said:
“So much death all around me lately. I am not immune. I have stood by many bedsides and watched as fathers, friends, wives, were taken away, despite all efforts. I have thought about death since I was young but now it’s…here. All around. My turn is coming. I believe I know what’s on the “other side”. But about that day…when it comes? What will it be like?”
When it comes…
When I was a youth…
My body and I felt like one.
It was so light and perfect with endless energy. Continue reading →
All the ideals that Gandhi evolved visions of, through the demonstration of his life, are interwoven. If one is picked up and examined, all the others are found in tow. Likewise, the spheres he worked his ideals through: economics, political activity, education, religious expression, health care, and diet, are similarly inseparable from one another.
This is the beauty of a life lived with clarity of intention. Imperfections are of course there: distortions on that intention abound in Gandhi’s life also. Yet his burning effort to clarify, his constant work at refining his own understanding, leaves a legacy worth contemplating for defining and becoming aware of our own personal life intentions. Continue reading →