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This We Know

This we know. The earth does not belong to man; man belongs to the earth. This we know. All things are connected, like the blood which unites one family. All things are connected. Whatever befalls the earth, befalls the sons … Continue reading

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Hermit Moments

Hermit Moments with yourself, by yourself, accepting yourself, loving yourself, learning all the wisdom of the world. ©2015 Sharron R. McMillan

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Wisdom of the Aged

When I was young,
 I admired clever people. Now that I am old, I admire kind people. ~Abraham Joshua Heschel


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Little Oak Tree

The little oak tree we found on the side of the road years ago is finally looking like a real tree. We don’t have oak trees in our forest so a travelling bird or energetic squirrel must have planted it.  … Continue reading

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Knowing Is Doing

“You only know as much as you do!” ~St. Francis

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Empty Nest

The day a child realizes that all adults are imperfect, he becomes an adolescent; the day he forgives them, he becomes an adult; the day he forgives himself, he becomes wise. ~ Alden Nowlan

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True Wisdom

The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing. ~Socrates

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Just Stop

Sit, breathe, listen to sounds you have not heard before. Don’t miss out on the beauty while always searching for more. Breathe wisdom from the silence, healing from the air learn to stop and learn to wait, when nothing more … Continue reading

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Wisdom

Wisdom speaks only truth! ~Proverbs 8: 7

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Google Doesn’t Do It For Me

Not quite the same as standing up from my desk, reaching to the top shelf of my book-case, searching for the worn green cover, ‘The New Roget’s Thesaurus Revised Edition. Essential for Home, school, office.’ An old friend always there, … Continue reading

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Springs of Life

Watch over your heart with all diligence for from it flow the springs of life. ~Proverbs

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Listen For Wisdom

The words of the wise heard in quietness are better than the shouting of a ruler among fools. ~Ecclesiastes  

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Wisdom

The aim of wisdom is to dream high enough to lose the dream in the seeking of it. ~William Faulkner

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Dealing With Controversy

A wise man has well reminded us that in any controversy the instant we feel anger we have already ceased striving for truth, and have begun striving for ourselves. ~ Thomas Carlyle

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Wisdom

Our wisdom comes from our experience, and our experience comes from our foolishness. ~ Sacha Guitry

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