Today is my birthday which puts me in a philosophical frame of mind.
I found myself thinking about the tumultuous year that flew by.
So many good things! Life was a joy. My sons and their families were doing great. Continue reading “Musings on my birthday”
Feeling down about the state of the world?
Perhaps these thoughts from E.B. White will provide hope and comfort.
He wrote this letter in 1973 to Mr. Nadeau who was despondent about the fate of the human race.
Continue reading “Wind the Clock”
Portland is a city of diversity.
I see people of different races and different religions wherever I go.
The children are all the same – playing in the parks and stopping to pet Ginny.
The adults welcome me into their homes or their businesses with courtesy and respect.
Continue reading “Tolerance”
All of my life I have enjoyed the comfort of my faith, my family, and my friends.
My faith has diminished and grown over the years as I deal with life’s ups and downs.
My family, while not TV family perfect, are there for me.
My friends, although scattered across the world, are there for me.
Continue reading “Faith Family Friends”
A little love and attention make all the difference.
Continue reading “A Lesson from my plant”
“Do unto others as you would have them do unto you.” The Golden Rule
“What you do not want done to yourself, do not do to others.” Confucius
“My religion is very simple. Kindness is my religion.” Dalai Lama
“So whatever you wish that others would do to you, do also to them, for this is the Law and the Prophets.” Matthew 7:12
“Let each of you look not only to his own interests, but also to the interests of others.” Philippians 2:4
God Bless America
God bless America, land that I love
Stand beside her and guide her
Through the night with the light from above
Happy Sunday from Cuchara, Colorado!