"Putting a value on status will create contentiousness. If you overvalue possessions, people begin to steal. By not displaying what is desirable, you will cause the people's hearts to remain undisturbed. The sage governs by emptying minds and hearts, by weakening ambitions and strengthening bones. Practice not doing . . . When action is pure… Continue reading 3rd Verse – Tao Te Ching
Wishing you and yours a Happy Thanksgiving. May you create memories that will last forever and this Thanksgiving be better than the last. It is time to reflect on our lives and be grateful and thankful for what God has given us.
Silver Threading's Writer's Quote Wednesday is one from my favorite books, Whinnie the Pooh. Loved that book growing up. But with holidays just around the corner, I thought I would spread some holiday cheer. Happy Thanksgiving!
What is it? Bubbles, balls, ornaments? With Christmas around the corner and Thanksgiving here next week, decorations are popping up everywhere and you are hearing the music. Snow is flying and you can smell the cinnamon, smells like grandma's house when you were little. I though this was just a great abstract photo and loved… Continue reading Mystery
Under heaven all can see beauty as beauty, only because there is ugliness. All can know good as good only because there is evil. Being and nonbeing produce each other. The difficult is born in the easy. Long is defined by short, the high by the low. Before and after go along with each other.… Continue reading 2nd Verse – Tao Te Ching
Nothing more than warmth by the fire during this cold season. Wishing all of you warm wishes during this holiday season.
Silver Threading's Writer's Quote Wednesday was a good one about Anne Frank. I was inspired and reached for a quote from Albert Einstein that I admire also:
Beattle I know they are not the most beloved creatures but they are from the natural world we live in and should be appreciated. Look at it's legs, it's back, the wood it sits on. How extraordinary is something like this that is created? What do you think?
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Connect is something that means to me, one with nature. Connect ourselves from where we came from. Embracing and thanking God for what he has given us and this tremendous beauty to enjoy.