Month: March 2018

  • Looking for reasons for why kids go bad

    Bird Droppings March 31, 2018                                                                                                      Looking for reasons for why kids go bad “Come; let us put our minds together to see what kind of life we can create for our children.” Sitting Bull, Lakota Sioux Nearly sixteen years have passed since I did a research paper on the causes of various emotional issues with […]

  • Gratitude is more than a word it is an action

    Bird Droppings March 30, 2018 Gratitude is more than a word it is an action   “Humankind has not woven the web of life. We are but one thread within it. Whatever we do to the web, we do to ourselves. All things are bound together. All things connect.” Chief Seattle, 1854   Back in […]

  • Is it only a bird dropping?

    Bird Droppings March 29, 2018 Is it only a bird dropping?   “If we consider the eagle feather with its light and dark colors, we could argue that ‘the dark colors are more beautiful and, therefore, naturally more valuable,’ or vice versa. Regardless of which colors are more beautiful, or necessary, or valuable, the truth […]

  • We need LOVE

    Bird Droppings March 27, 2018 We need LOVE Sometimes we so easily use the word love. It gets used daily by many folks and yet do we truly have any conception of what it is we speak. I was just in a conversation and the word love came up, I responded how we each have […]

  • Teachers! We should always be near the edge.

    Bird Droppings March 26, 2018 Teachers! We should always be near the edge.   I recall taking groups hiking in North Georgia and always there is that one person who has to be at the edge of a gorge or edge of the trail dropping two hundred feet down looking over and nearly falling. A […]

  • Can we find answers to our questions?

    Bird Droppings March 25, 2018 Can we find answers to our questions?   Several years ago I would have said there were answers to almost any question that could be asked. Today sitting here I wonder granted first you have to ask what is the question or questions but I have a different attitude now […]

  • Seeking perfection in a world full of mud

    Bird Droppings March 24, 2018 Seeking perfection in a world full of mud “I have found there are those who can write and speak fluently and yet do not have anything to say and then there are those who have something to say who may not be so fluent. The big question is who do, […]

  • Inability of surmounting learning difficulties

    Bird Droppings March 23, 2018 Inability of surmounting learning difficulties   It has been a few days since my last post. I have been extremely occupied with surgery Tuesday and recovering past few days. Last week I had several doctor appointments, ultrasounds, blood work, and more doctors made it a crazy week. It seems my […]

  • Religion is what you make of it

    Bird Droppings March 21, 2018 Religion is what you make of it   “A poor devotee points to the sky and says, ‘God is up there.’ An average devotee says, ‘God dwells in the heart as the Inner Master.’ The best devotee says, ‘God alone is and everything I perceive is a form of God.’” […]

  • Can we teach again a love of learning

    Bird Droppings March 19, 2018 Can we teach again a love of learning   This has been a perplexing time of my life. I recall an event, a car wreck in which a young man was killed and his passenger who was a good friend of my youngest son was severely injured. My thoughts rambled […]