Tag Archives: communication

Silence

“Silence is a true friend who never betrays.”   – Confucius “True silence is the rest of the mind, and is to the spirit what sleep is to the body, nourishment and refreshment.”  – William Penn “Music and silence combine … Continue reading

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ONE WOMAN’S VOICE

For all those reeling from the event that shook a nation. Thanks to The Boston Globe who printed it. ELIZABETH WARREN’S POST ELECTION SPEECH   Below are the prepared remarks by Senator Elizabeth Warren to the AFL-CIO Executive Council Thursday … Continue reading

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Quotes – Pearls of wisdom…

Quotes – Pearls of wisdom? Or perhaps they are the spark for inspiration? If a quote speaks to you, explore the reason it does. If it is something you do not except, why doesn’t it? If quotes were charms for … Continue reading

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Theo’s Golden Ticket

“You’re never too old, too wacky, too wild, to pick up a book and read to a child.”                     – Dr. Seuss “A book is like a garden, carried in the … Continue reading

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RAINBOWS, PRIDE AND JUST LOVING MY DAUGHTER

“Love isn’t something you find. Love is something that finds you.”  – Loretta Young “Sometimes the heart sees what is invisible to the eye.”   – H. Jackson Brown Jr. “The best thing to hold onto in life is each … Continue reading

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mirror mirror

If you are ever short of inspiration, I recommend a visit to Creative Bursts for a Writing challenge: One morning, your mirror starts talking to you. Write about this.       – Sandy Ackers at CREATIVE BURSTS: sandy@sandyackers.com * “It … Continue reading

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TBR: A poem of book titles waiting to be read

“A home without books is a body without a soul.”  –   Marcus Tullius Cicero ” If you can only read the books that everyone else is reading, you can only think what everyone else is thinking.”       … Continue reading

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Paix et d’espoir (Of peace and hope)

“Today we’re dumping 70 million tons of global-warming pollution into the environment, and tomorrow we will dump more, and there is no effective worldwide response. Until we start sharply reducing global-warming pollution, I feel that I have failed.” – Al … Continue reading

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decay

“Technological progress has merely provided us with more efficent means for going backwards.” – Aldous Huxley “Technology… is a queer thing. It brings you great gifts with one hand, and it stabs you in the back with the other.” – … Continue reading

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Doors

Please forgive my extended absence. There have been numerous computer issues and all are not yet resolved. Lea – “What you do speaks so loudly that I cannot hear what you say.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson “Never allow a person … Continue reading

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