Therefore a thinking person is a sacred person.
Are we in danger of losing our connection with nature? Are we becoming more attached to our devices than anything else?
Whenever we approach life, it magnifies.
Whenever we turn away, it shrinks away at an ever increasing rate.
Why do I think Henry David Thoreau was so right on? Because he could take six words like these and say it all, "Live the life you have imagined." So simple, yet often so hard to do. But what if we actually did it? Most of us have dreams, but something always seems to get in the way. It's work. It's family. Or a relationship. But mostly it's a fear of the unknown. It takes gumption to explore the unexplored path, even if the journey is likely to be rewarding in unexpected ways. It's something to think about, consider and reconsider, until we're finally ready to begin.
"The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man." George Bernard Shaw
On Little Corn Island, Nicaragua, people have inscribed their wishes in the sidewalk, not just for hope, but for trust, caring, tolerance and freedom.
"IF EVERYONE WERE A LITTLE KINDER,
THE WORLD WOULD BE A MUCH KINDER PLACE."
Although the words are mine, the ideas go back to Gandhi, who understood that the cumulative effects of small actions make a difference in a simple cause and effect way. It’s time for us to get this right.
Sometimes we get so caught up in our own realities. These women working at a construction site in India carry dirt for $2.00 a day.