“I was not. I have been, I am not. I am so grateful to have participated in life!”A beloved cousin died yesterday and we, at a Johnson/Smith/Denoo family get together had a discussion about what we…Continue
As you are well aware, I express my thoughts and feelings as honestly as I can, and it gets me into more problems than need to occur. In my 78 years of living, I gained nothing by remaining silent in face of what confronts me. I paid a terrible price for remaining silent when I should have screamed at the top of my lungs, and sadly, my kids paid the price for my cowardice.
I don’t mean to imply that remaining silent is cowardice in all…Continue
Direct quotes from Joshua Feuerstein:
I watched a video Jesus Christ is King. Here are some direct quotes:
“Evolution is not a science and never will be because it was never observed.”
“Evolution is just a theory.”
“Chaos can never produce order.”
“Everything works like a clock; it has order.”
The universe “had to be through Intelligent Design.”
“I can’t look at all that creation and say that it was an accident.”
I know the impact of criticism, I've known it all my life. It begins with my family who expects me to fit in, to think as they do, to do the things that they do, to remain silent because I say things they don't want to hear or read.
Sometimes the criticism is constructive, offering me a new frame of reference, pointing out a contradiction, exposing my biases and these are all valuable and important in my creative processes.
There is another kind of criticism that is less…Continue
"If you only live in the dream and not in the reality
then you will get lost in your imagination.
If you only live in the reality and not in the dream
then you will be lost in the materialistic world.
Make therefore your reality to a dream and…Continue