Category Archives: Ideas Worth Spreading
Just as peace is more than just the absence of war, effective listening is more than simply eschewing the bad habit of interrupting others or anxiously awaiting an opportunity to make your point. Effective listening involves being at rest while … Continue reading
“Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower.” ― Albert Camus Autumn is such a wonderful season, such a beautiful time of the year. It’s baskets are filled with the rich and deep hues that declare the … Continue reading
“Darkness cannot drive out darkness: only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate: only love can do that.” ― Martin Luther King Jr., A Testament of Hope: The Essential Writings and Speeches Whether you talk about wars between … Continue reading
“Poems of Friendship, Early Friendship” by Aubrey Thomas de Vere (1814–1902) The half-seen memories of childish days, When pains and pleasures lightly came and went; The sympathies of boyhood rashly spent In fearful wanderings through forbidden ways; The vague, but … Continue reading
Living in this world is not always easy. Life is navigation. Courses are charted by decisions. Everyone makes them. No one can escape them. Nevertheless there is peace in the midst of life, for each and every one. But peace … Continue reading
“Dewdrops”, a Haiku by Gregg Hake Dewdrops on the grass Dangling in the first light― Like the poet’s verse.