Saturday, I enjoyed a day in a “classroom” full of people…
lead along by a wise, insightful and fascinating teacher,
the author of an incredible (!!!) book that I just started to read on Sunday,
“The Second Half of Life, Opening the 8 Gates of Wisdom”
I am simply stunned by this book….
…..stunned, stunned, stunned…
the ideas, the insights, the imagery,
the tapping of the wisdom of varied ancient and contemporary cultures,
the practical reflections and helpful suggestions and applications…
a gigantic WOW!
to the wisdom and insight in this book!!!!
In that classroom, there were lots and lots of people listening, learning, discussing and exchanging encouraging ideas… interesting, curious, engaged people… wondering, exploring, reflecting people…. doing their best to live with sincerity, honesty and kindness…
What a very special day…
so much kindness,
so much empathy and support,
a very special day
Today, I am truly thankful for the kindness of others….
Actually, I’m thankful each and every day…
living with the potential
for the many opportunities for offering and receiving
encouragement, support and kindness
Today, I am truly grateful
for the kindness of others
…a very special day…
I am also grateful for kindness, and for the kindness you have extended to me in the past. May we all be kind to one another. Keep on sharing your thoughts, they are like seeds which I enjoy being receptive to.
Yes, may we all be kind to one another…what a precious gift to each other that would be…truly precious. And ah yes…seeds, seeds, seeds… I’m hoping the variety of seeds will sprout and grow in me, too…as well as sharing them with others… : )
Marie…and others, too…I just added a link, within this post, to the Angelas Arrien’s book and website…the book I’m reading, by her….”The Second Half of Life, Opening the 8 Gates of Wisdom”…is amazing…I highly recommend it to everyone…gigantic WOW!!!!! The seeds she’s planting in that book could grow into gigantic and wonderful sunflowers…take a look!
Just checked the excerpt and the link in Amazon. It’s looks very good! Will be checking out my library first to see if they have it. A few days ago, I was thinking how elders in the Native American community are respected while in our society we don’t experience this. It’s time for a change.
Its a wonderful humbling thing gratitude. For those who are gifted enough to know that our very gratitude is what keeps the connections strong with those we care about. It’s also a very special thng to see in our friend’s hearts. Be grateful is something that makes it easier to love us.
It’s so remarkable how many are connected to soooooooo many others….the help and goodness offered amongst all is what keeps everyone going…a beautiful thing.
Truly a very beautiful thing! I’m not sure I ever told you how grateful I am for your pockets of perspectives which inspire and encourage me every time I read a post. Thank you!
And thank you for letting me know the ideas are of value to you…that’s why I share them…in case they might provide some benefit to others
I found that expressing daily gratitudes makes every day important, special. I love how your posts inspire, Kathy.
Really, when one thinks about it, each day is so jam-packed with so many little graces and miracles…truly a wonder to behold….and thank you for letting me know that you gain inspiration from the posts….thank you so much.
I just finished creating some pages that you might like…created with the purpose of trying to find new directions/purposes now that I’m not working at teaching school…to find other meaningful endeavors…here’s a link… you might enjoy them… they’re called “Being and Doing…Nurtured by Messages from Flowers” …about developing each and balancing them https://pocketperspectives.wordpress.com/other/being-and-doing-nurtured-by-messages-from-flowers/ (they’re up in the Greenhouse tab…where I put new ideas, ideas that are sprouting and growing etc…lots of seeds up there… : ) )
Again, wonderful inspiration and insight that I will take with me into the day. Thank you. ♥
you’re very welcome… and I hope that it’s a lovely day… : )
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