Tag Archives: Perspective

Drops in a bucket

Wendell Berry tells a story about an old bucket hanging on a fence post along his daily walking route near his home. He can’t remember how long the bucket has been hanging there, but it’s not the sight of the … Continue reading

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Seeing the light through the dark

“Look up at the stars and not down at your feet. Try to make sense of what you see, and wonder about what makes the universe exist. Be curious.” – Stephen Hawking The cabin my wife and I spent the … Continue reading

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The perspective of a Trump presidency

For a number of years I was a member of a local civics club, one of those that you could only have a certain number of members from one particular business category. In this club we had two Funeral Home … Continue reading

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Putting disappointments in perspective

“We must accept finite disappointment, but never lose infinite hope.” –  Martin Luther King, Jr. For the most part I have lived a very charmed life except for one dark period that I still battle with today. Now, what I … Continue reading

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An old life and a new view

“This is a wonderful planet, and it is being completely destroyed by people who have too much money and power and no empathy.” –  Alice Walker  About ten years ago I had a life altering experience occur. Unfortunately at the … Continue reading

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A walk in the woods

“Keep close to Nature’s heart… and break clear away, once in awhile, and climb a mountain or spend a week in the woods. Wash your spirit clean.” –  John Muir Within an hours drive of my home is 10,000 acre … Continue reading

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Banging our heads

For the last three years a female cardinal (yes I know the difference) has journeyed to our home late January through mid March. I realize this doesn’t sound very interesting but what she does during the day, everyday is. This … Continue reading

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