Monthly Archives: July 2011

Developing “wisdom”: Doing the best I can with what I know …

* *And so….learning “life lessons” from nature… And the following:  simply the background of the 2 images above…a close-up photo of a small, beautiful section of bark on a  tree in the Lake Quinault rainforest: that little section of bark..an … Continue reading

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Courage: “Tests and life can be hard…”

The following is the cover from a special “book” written/created by a very courageous 10 year old girl in my class….please click on this link: “Tests and Life Can Be Hard” a book , to see her strategies written on  … Continue reading

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Courage: “It’s good to stand on my own 2 feet…”

I made this a few years ago…but special for Jule this week….way to go sweetie pie… ukelele, somewhere…, football hold, : ) , school, work, people, kids, hose, hose lock, hack saw, tools, garden, kitties, vacuum,  car, curtains, apartment…..life….  : … Continue reading

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Acceptance of “the nature of things”

I love the rainforest…a few years ago, my daughter Julie and I walked into a beautiful rainforest on the north side of Lake Quinault in the Olympic National Park in Washington state…it was so lovely. Just an instant of being … Continue reading

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Meditation: “googling” the mind

Click on image to enlarge, for easier reading I’m reading a really good book, Joyful Wisdom , by Yongey Mingur Rinpoche. In the book, he explains that his father  taught him to meditate in a manner that a child would … Continue reading

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