Month: September 2014

  • Is wisdom contagious?

    Bird Droppings September 30, 2014 Is wisdom contagious? I was reading in a friend’s blog about the Harry Potter series. She was addressing religious beliefs in her blog and how so many adhere verbatim to holy texts. As I read her blog which is rather good the ending was rather interesting. “That doesn’t mean I’m […]

  • Maybe one day I will find an answer

    September 29, 2014 Maybe one day I will find an answer “In the beginning of all things, wisdom and knowledge were with the animals, for Tarawa, the One Above, did not speak directly to man. He sent certain animals to tell men that he showed himself through the beast and that from them, and from […]

  • We should be telling our grand children

    Bird Droppings September 26, 2014 We should be telling our grand children “I wanted to give something of my past to my grandson. So I took him into the woods, to a quiet spot. Seated at my feet he listened as I told him of the powers that were given to each creature. He moved […]

  • Hearing and listening are critical

    Bird Droppings September 25, 2014 Hearing and listening are critical “We have two ears and one mouth so that we can listen twice as much as we speak.” Epictetus A simple analogy yet we far too often do not understand that statement and perhaps it is because we have more jaw muscle than ear muscle. […]

  • Far too often it is about understanding

    Bird Droppings September 24, 2014 Far too often it is about understanding “Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain but it takes character and self-control to be understanding and forgiving. “ Dale Carnegie I wrote a few days ago about forgiveness which we tend to forget about far too often. As I finished my day […]

  • Who else would have thought of a buffalo snort in the dark?

    Bird Droppings September 23, 2014 Who else would have thought of a buffalo snort in the dark? “Life is no brief candle to me. It is a sort of splendid torch which I have got a hold of for the moment, and I want to make it burn as brightly as possible before handing it […]

  • Is not friendship a rather simple concept?

    Bird Droppings September 22, 2014 Is not friendship a rather simple concept? Recently I had the mother of three former students tell me how much her sons and daughter thought of me while I was coming into my favorite store, Kroger. So here I am sitting upstairs in my writing hovel pondering in the stillness […]

  • We all know the slogan just do it, but I add when?

    Bird Droppings September 19, 2014 We all know the slogan just do it, but I add when? I shared a story of The White Buffalo Calf Woman on my Facebook page a few days past. Today while at home I went to read again on my iPad and it was restricted. I tried another story […]

  • Can we see a gray world in color?

    Bird Droppings September 17, 2014 Can we see a gray world in color? “Stress is the body and mind’s response to any pressure that disrupts its normal balance. It occurs when our perceptions of events don’t meet our expectations and we don’t manage our reaction to the disappointment. As a response, stress expresses itself as […]

  • I often wonder, why do I write what I write?

    Bird Droppings September 17, 2014 I often wonder, why do I write what I write? There have been times when weather, water, various electrical issues and who knows what other gremlins have impacted my broadband service at our home out in Between Georgia. It could be that we are out in the country and only […]