" I hope you read some fine books and kiss someone who thinks you're wonderful, and don't forget to make some art-- write or draw or build or sing or live as only you can. And somewhere in the next year you surprise yourself."- Neil Gaiman
Love this quote from author Anne Lamott. "Your problem is how you are going to spend this odd and precious life you have been issued. Whether you're going to spend it trying to look good and creating the illusion that you have power over people and circumstances or whether you taste it, enjoy it and find the truth about who you are." - Nov 23, 2012
I enjoy quotes that demonstrate shared values, creative thinking and playfulness. "Lions and tigers and bears, oh my!" Here are several of my favorites ...
...What greater thing for two human souls than to feel they are joined...to strengthen each other...to be with each other in silent spoken memories - George Eliot, English novelist (1819-1880)
...My spirituality is love, kindness, awe, compassion and truth.(Thanks, Dancinglight)
...." I care not much for a man's religion if his dog and cat are not the better for it." - Abraham Lincoln
I adore trees and enjoy travel.
Lifelong educator and educator trainer. Lived and worked in Michigan. North Carolina, California, Montana, Texas, and overseas as Peace Corps Training Director in 6 European and Asian countries. Taught and provided workshops on Youth Developmental Issues and Experiential Education in 38 states. Semi-retired and mainly writing, gardening, and providing place of comfort and mischief for Benny the cat. (Benny is generally recognized, by kitty experts in the know, as the greatest feline of all time.)
I have been " perfectly sighted'' for the last 5 years after several years of blindness – a period I now see as a blessing. Among other things, it gave me a far greater appreciation of music.
"We are not what we know, but what we are willing to learn."
- Mary Catherine Bateson