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+ Is it time to speak your truth?

[ Posted on 10.15.2018 ]

A friend of mine shared this wonderful poem from the Hopi culture with me today. It’s about community and how to be in the world, but it’s also about how to be in your own private world. With happiness and strength. Read it through as is and then read it again and change people to myself, your to my, They to I and so on. How does reading this piece change you? What does it inspire you to do? You have been telling the people, That this is the eleventh hour.Now, you must go and tell the people,That THIS is the hour,And there are things to be considered. Where are you living? What are you doing?What are your relationships?Are you in the right relationship?Where is your water?Know your garden … It is time to speak your truth.Create your community,Be good to each other.Do not look outside yourself for a leader.…

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+ A father teaches his daughter about fearlessness

[ Posted on 03.14.2016 ]

My friend, Asya Ivanova, a wonderful poet, lost her father recently. I’d like to share this beautiful poem she wrote in his honor: FATHER 1 In the dark of a November evening We were heading home— My father and I After visiting his friend When we approached the old cemetery I asked my father to carry me He picked me up into his arms and asked —What are you afraid of? —The dead people,—I answered honestly —But there is no need to be afraid of them,— My father explained softly and solemnly —It is some of the living people You should be aware of But the dead can do you no harm… And so powerful my father’s words were That I learned to love that old cemetery I explored it every corner That ancient town of ghosts With its narrow streets And tiny homes— The briefest life story of its…

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Beata Vita Omnia Est: Happiness Is Everything.

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