Tuesday, March 10, 2020

I Do & So Do You

A   L   O   H   A  !

When I was young I needed sexual ecstasy or a 
hike to the top of a mountain to experience bliss. 
Now I can feel it when I look at a 
caterpillar on my garden path.

Grace is neither gentleness nor fragility. 
Grace is treating yourself, others, and 
even inanimate objects with respect.
          Kamand Kojouri

By the time we are 70, we have all had more 
tragedy and more bliss in our lives than 
we could have foreseen. If we are wise, 
we realize that we are but one drop in the 
great river we call life and that it has been a 
miracle and a privilege to be alive.
                                 Mary Pipher

 Ask a child, or 
a younger adult,
if they know more about life
and about themselves
this year than they did last.

No one ever feels
that they have not learned
something in the past year.

And yet Youth feels wiser.
While they see change closer up,
it's true, they lack the long
context that repetitions teach.

I may seem and behave
like your idea of a sweet,
or trying senior. But the
experience and context
are not yours yet
to understand.

That's fine.
I Do.


Love You,