Monthly Archives: June 2021

Heart To Heart

“Big head, target for an enemy; big heart, target for a friend.”–Confucius Once upon a time a Zen master visited a solitary monk. The great teacher queried the hermit by asking, “Why do crows fly away when they see a … Continue reading

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Contented

In the dream, I was queued with my friends waiting to be seated at a formal dinner that was being hosted by a royal person of ambiguous status. Our group was soon seated at a very elegant table set with … Continue reading

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Struggle

“Inside each of us, there is the seed of both good and evil. It’s a constant struggle as to which one will win. And one cannot exist without the other.”–Eric Burdon Everyone must endure some type of struggle because it … Continue reading

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June 2021 Solstice

Living plants and animals follow a natural set of rules. Our lives depend on our planet’s relationship to the Sun, the Moon, and the other planets of the Solar System. Ever since the first people, we have configured our lives … Continue reading

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Foresight

“Forethought we may have, undoubtedly, but not foresight.”–Napoleon Bonaparte There is a subtle difference in definition between the nouns forethought and foresight. Forethought is anticipation, premeditation or planning for a particular outcome. Foresight is the state of prescience and prophecy, … Continue reading

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Plantings …Floral Friday

Earlier this week, I spent some quality, creative time with projects that have gotten dusty and scraggly. This time of the year I like to refresh the potted projects with fresh dirt or sand. I can also redo one of … Continue reading

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To Trust

One of the most valuable assets we can ever possess is trust. It can take many months and years to deserve it and one should be discerning when giving it to others. Although genuine trust requires plenty of time to … Continue reading

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