“The Question” Beside us in our seeking after pleasures, Through all our restless striving after fame, Thorough all our search for worldly gains and treasures There walketh one whom no man likes to name. Silent he follows, veiled of form and feature, Indifferent if we sorrow or rejoice, Yet that day comes when every living…
Helping Others I give of my hands and my heart to help those in need. When I see someone going through a difficult time, my first thought is to extend a helping hand. No matter what the need may be, I know that I have something to share with them. I start by centering…
“ETHICS” My finger is pointing and my mouth is saying ‘ethics’ My finger is pointing, “Look at him ” and “Look at her” My finger is pointing and my mind feels very righteous. My finger is pointing, over here and over there. My finger is pointing but it seems to be quite maddened It runs…
This is a classic Christmas story by Leo Tolstoy, it’s an example of what the Christmas spirit is about.
when mouths speak only kind and guiding words,
when arms embrace,
when hands help,
THE GIFT OF LISTENING
No interrupting, no daydreaming, no planning your responses. Just listen.
I am made of mush,
because my heart melted when I saw you,
I’ve learned that making a “living” is not the same thing as making a “life.”
It is in my power each day and hour To add to its joy or its pain.
Or help one fainting Robin
Unto his Nest again…
The whole day long I did not try to wipe a tear from any eye. I did not try to share the load of any brother on the road.
Remain close to the Great Spirit. Show great respect for your fellow beings