choices, values, communication

Deciding Times

Deciding Times What are we choosing? Are we choosing understanding and compassion? Or are we choosing righteousness? In these challenging and tumultuous times, our decisions, words, and actions are critically important. I am noticing a trend to be very righteous and fixed in our beliefs, statements, and choices. This is partly driven by the divisive…

crazy politics

Cray Cray City

Cray Cray City ~ public theater the folly of government politics in play ~ I’m disappointed over the impeachment farce. Even though it was clear President Trump was never going to be impeached, I had thought we might have a real trial, with witnesses and a more public examination of his actions. I’m a Democrat/…

military budget

Is Might Right?

Is Might Right? ~ vile and vitriol are flowing poisoning the masses scoundrels with orange hair warmongers wearing suits the lines between parties are fuzzy clouding who is good and who is evil ~ Meanwhile, the real issues are buried beneath endless bickering, distraction, politics, and shenanigans. War has long been the priority in America…

mindful eating, Awesome Stories

Awesome Stories 331

This week Awesome Stories brings you the dark side, problems of capitalism, horse whispering, and lessons from the garden. The Dark Side One does not become enlightened by imagining figures of light, but by making the darkness conscious. ~ Carl Jung Mostly I agree with Doc in this post about the pitfalls of calling yourself…

owls, Awesome Stories

Awesome Stories 319

This week Awesome Stories brings you joy, mystery, inspired leadership, and owls. Reclaim Your Joy This is another touching post by Rachel Macy Stafford filled with authenticity and vulnerability. In this post on parenting, she talks about losing her joy and seeing the impact on her family. When her husband reflected that she was never happy…

political reform, Awesome Stories

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This week Awesome Stories brings you seeds of joy, library services, inspired action, beautiful fungi and silence. Planting Seeds This short video really touched me. I felt waves of joy, sadness and happiness wash over me. One of the lyrics is about planting seeds and letting go. Whatever grows will grow and whatever dies will…

hemp, many uses, benefits

Amazing Hemp: Nature’s Cure

Amazing Hemp: Nature’s Cure Hemp is an amazing plant with so many great benefits. I keep writing about it because I keep being amazed by what I learn. Hemp is a crop that could ease or eliminate many of the world’s challenges like energy, food and pollution. It is easy to grow and prolific with…