Do not think dishonestly The Way is in Training Become acquainted with with every act Know the Ways of all professions Distinguish between gain and loss in worldly matters Develop intuitive judgment and understanding for everything Perceive those things that connot be seen Pay attention even to little things Do nothing that is of no … More The Nine Principles
Hours before dawn this morning, while walking in the desert, I came upon a small group of young men and an old flatbed truck. The men appeared to be American Indians. A foal trotted along side the truck, falling on a sharp hook that protruded from the truck’s bed. Blood oozed from the wound. I … More I Wanna Go Home. . .
Some times I need to ramble to discover my thoughts. It’s filling white space with random, un-edited, and un-analyzed thoughts in order to connect various points. In this way things make sense, or not. . . So, here we are toward the end of Rosh Hashanah, which began at sundown last Sunday, September 13, 2015, and … More Ramblin’ September 2015
Making notes–on scraps of paper, in the margins of my Bible–is something I’ve been doing for years. I do this even while keeping notebooks of my studies. Most of the time I take from what’s written on these note scraps and rewrite them into the notebook I’m working on at the time. Several months ago when I … More Of Scraps and Remnants
Okay. I’m more a cynic than a skeptic. I admit it. Preceding last night’s Super Bowl American Football game, the Media Attention focused on an examination of footballs alleged to be underflated. Is underflated a word? Under-inflated, is that correct? The controversy became heated over alleged improperly inflated balls used in another recent game between … More Deflated Balls, other Controversies
. . . NOT! Although our spring lasted well into June, with good rain and cool temperatures, that’s over now, and hot and humid by two o’clock in the afternoon is the order of things. While there’s been some storm clouds building late in the day, we’ve had only sprinkles this past week. But the … More Lazy Hazy Days of Summer. . .
Thanksgiving had not yet come and stores were already playing Christmas music while displays were changed. Red ribbons and green garnish added to shelves along with tinsel and pine branches. And now that Thanksgiving is over, there is a flurry of activity and more music. SirusXM satellite radio will devote several channels exclusively to Christmas … More ‘Tis the Season. . . (Or is it?)