Today we celebrate: “World Kindness Day 2020”

Some ideas: Start with you, do something good for you like drinking more water, adding more veggies to your diet, taking some deep breaths, or doing some physical activity you love, read your favorite book or something inspirational and uplifting. Follow with your family and friends. Be kind to yourself and your loved ones. Phone…

Poems with a lesson: “The cookie thief”

Let us all think before we quickly and blindly judge others…   The Cookie Thief A woman was waiting at an airport one night,With several long hours before her flight.She hunted for a book in the airport shops.Bought a bag of cookies and found a place to drop. She was engrossed in her book but…

Nature Poems: excerpt from Sabbaths, VII, by Wendell Berry

There is a place you can gowhere you are quiet,a place of water and the light on the water. Trees are there,leaves, and the lighton leaves moved by air. Birds, singing, moveamong leaves, in leaf shadow.After many years you have come to no thought of these,but they are themselvesyour thoughts. There seems to be little…

POEMS: “A plain life” by William H. Davies

  A Plain Life No idle gold — since this fine sun, my friend, Is no mean miser, but doth freely spend. No prescious stones — since these green mornings show, Without a charge, their pearls where’er I go. No lifeless books — since birds with their sweet tongues Will read aloud to me their…

A quote from Neale Donald Walsch on gratitude

Life was meant to be FUN! It’s hard to believe sometimes,  but it’s true. It’s all about point of view.   Even our most difficult moments bring us gifts. And so life may call upon us to be a bit “philosophical” now and  then; to embrace the “low’s” with the “high’s.” The trick, of course,…