Tag Archives: Ralph Waldo Emerson

The Faces of Karma (by request)

When you stand in the forest, and you look around at all the trees, they look like they are individual trees. In reality, they share the same root system and that’s what keeps them so strong. We’re like that, too. … Continue reading

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Ego, Go Home!

I spent the past four days pretending I know how to watercolor. I’m exhausted. I may stay in my jammies all day. Just the pure act of locking my ego in a closet while I engage in the creative process … Continue reading

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Cage Makers

Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail. Ralph Waldo Emerson (The Great) Once upon a time there was a cage. The cage was stuffed full of unhappy people. … Continue reading

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Seventy Salads Long

I’m reading “Nature” which is one of Ralph Waldo Emerson’s essays, originally published anonymously. They talked funny back in the 1800s so I don’t understand it all (despite having studied him at length during my undergrad years as an English … Continue reading

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Earth Angels

Every so often, along this life path, I meet up with some Earth Angels. I know them instantly, even before they speak. I know them by their light first. It transcends their outside wrapping and often doesn’t let the world … Continue reading

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Friends for All Seasons

“The glory of friendship is not the outstretched hand, not the kindly smile, nor the joy of companionship; it is the spiritual inspiration that comes to one when you discover that someone else believes in you and is willing to … Continue reading

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The Greatest Compensation

“It is one of the beautiful compensations of this life that no man can sincerely try to help another without helping himself.” ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson My son Abraham sent me this note in a text last week which said, … Continue reading

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Secret Service

“It is one of the most beautiful compensations of life, that no man can sincerely try to help another without helping himself.” Ralph Waldo Emerson I stumbled upon this concept by accident. When I was younger, it was about the … Continue reading

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