Listen To The Mustn’ts (IM 762)

Listen To The Mustn’ts : Listen to the MUSTN’TS, child, Listen to the DON’TS. Listen to the SHOULDN’TS, The IMPOSSIBLES, the WON’TS. Listen to the NEVER HAVES Then lost close to me… Anything can happen, child. ANYTHING can be. -Shel Silverstein

Discovering kindness (IM 707)

One of the important nature people are lacking these days is ‘kindness’. There is a beautiful poem, named “Kindness” written by Palestinian-American Naomi Shihab Nye, which I went through this morning. It’s from Naomi’s short collection, Words Under Words. I’m not a “poet”, not do I really get “poetry”. I hope you will pass it to…

“If” (IM 236)

This poem by Rudyard Kipling is so powerful: “If you can keep your head when all about you Are losing theirs and blaming it on you; If you can trust yourself when all men doubt you, But make allowance for their doubting too; If you can wait and not be tired by waiting, Or being…