What sort of people will we be? What will we choose to believe? Will we be open and unafraid; Or angry, frightened, Stuck in our own ways? Will we choose generosity And noble pursuits; Will we be tight-fisted, Uncaring brutes? Will our power and wealth Be invested for good Or squandered and hoarded Until allContinue reading “The Heart of the Matter”
A family has moved into the house in my back yard: Mr. and Mrs. are setting up housekeeping. Sometimes, I’m sure they’re arguing! Before long, there will be kids: Little wren chicks. They’ll stay until they can fly; then the whole family will move away.
There is a kind of simplicity that is undesirable: It’s the simple minded demand that all situations, no matter how complex they ar, be addressed with simple explanations and solutions. “Don’t bother me with the facts,” such a person says. “I don’t care about the details; they only confuse me.” The lack of insight andContinue reading “Simplicity”
I limit the amount of politicizing I do on Lifehelps. When I am in the mood for speaking out on this complex, often perplexing and frustrating subject, I put a post on http://patriotsvoiceblog.wordpress.com Not to worry, my views are eclectic rather than very far left or right, although it is fair to warn youContinue reading “For the Politically Minded”
My front yard used to be known as the neighborhood weed patch. The year after I moved into this place, I turned it into a garden, so I call it my “yarden.” This year, we had just the right mix of warm weather and spring rain, so the yarden really flourished. Umm, that includesContinue reading “A BEE FRIENDLY PLACE”