Tu and Ta are the oldest daughters of Pay Lay and are refugees from Burma. Pay Lay is a farmer now in the Kansas City area and Sandy and I enjoy the produce from her garden.
We also enjoyed the company of them last summer as we shared our common space at market. It struck us one day how self conscience they were about their dark skin. Tu wanted to be white. Her cousin came by and was busy bleaching her…Continue
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Holiday Greetings to You,
Our friend Alana, is replanting the Atlantic Rainforest in Brazil through an effective organization. I thought that you could help spread this - to share this holiday offer. Stretch five dollars, while doing a good deed for the planet and people. CLICK HERE http://bit.ly/uSC0AA to see how you can give green and get gifts.
This can also serve you, when you sign up as an affiliate - thus spreading…
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See this for a shocking wake up call to what is Now happening. http://www.salon.com/2011/12/15/obama_to_sign_indefinite_detention_bill_into_law/singleton/ . It seems as though the government wants to continue fear in Us. Fear closes the sphincter so We are All puckered up. If this seems a bit anal, so what and keep listening for the fun…Continue
Added by John Francis on December 18, 2011 at 9:28pm — No Comments
From a Kindred Spirt, Yes.
Relationships and love are about giving, not about taking. Not about what you can get out of a person, but how you can enrich their life. A good relationship is one in which you and the other are equally willing to give, and to open to receive what the other is giving.
Remember that giving is what makes the relationship strong, that is to say the other is…Continue
There must have been some pretty strong Praying for Us to come back Here from the Seat of It All, Perfectly Content, just Watching and no More. But Councils can be convincing. So, reluctantly, We did So on Agreement.
This One of Us Looked Around for a Kindred Spirit upon arriving Here and found none. The deal was based on return visitation rights. This One could go Back to the Love Light Place and…Continue
Added by John Francis on December 11, 2011 at 8:49pm — No Comments
A guiding principle, as we are using the term is a statement of basic truth about some aspect of the process of human and community transformation. It articulates what…Continue
Naomi Klein joined activists and First Nations groups at the Rio Theatre for a public forum opposing BC tar sands projects. Alexis Stoymenoff Posted: Dec 2nd…Continue
When the moon comes full
step out and face her.
Listen to the cry of the wolves.
Hear the coyotes yap.
Hold on and let nature flow.
Parts of past, present and
Future come thru her.
Listen to your dreams.…Continue
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