Great Blog Quotes-
That’s such a profound idea, my head hurts thinking about it. It doesn’t just speak to the pose, but to all of life itself. The statement blew me away.
By the way, as a dad with a daughter travelling in India, her piece on the hazards of travelling there both frightened and reassured me at the same time. Life is a dangerous business, but we weren’t designed to live under a rock. Thanks, Andrea Leber, for providing such terrifying, yet life-affirming advice.
2.“Even though there was a human being sitting next to me with a gun, I was not wrestling with him, but the demons that accompanied him.”
A story of faith’s role in a carjacking, but an excellent way to deal with “bad” people.
I like this and I think I should do more of it. I may be quoting it out of context, but I think I can do better flowing into the rhythm of people’s presence. Sometimes I tend to dominate, to speak too much. By the way the blogger is an excellent storyteller, and nearly everything she writes she turns to fascinating by the way she weaves her words. She’s travelling the world, healing.
Skillcode’s poem stopped me right at the first line. I thought long and hard about it: I expect so much, so much out of life! Having expectations means, in a way, being unhappy because the expectations are yet to be fulfilled. If I expect nothing, it is because I am complete. I’ve been complete all along.
The amazing thing about this guy is that he’s so young. Rough experiences can be like sandpaper to the soul, they can smooth everything over, take off the jagged edges. In fact, Alex writes in English, which he acquired via the internet, and not only is he a fluent writer, he is also an excellent writer. Sometimes people are born with too much brain, and they do their damndest to slash and burn so that the conventional crops can be planted. It takes real wisdom, after the fire, to let the jungle re-grow.
Speaking about jungles…
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So why am I still sitting here blogging? Let’s just say that the airport food in Port au Prince didn’t agree with me. The food in Cap was wonderful, but I think I might have picked up a bug.
A bird’s eye view from the runway at Port-au-Prince. Beware the food!
or you might end up here… (view from the toilet bowl, looking down about 800 feet. Talk about taking a dump!!
Eat these very, very yummy fishies instead.
So, I think I might take Scribelife’s advice, and take a walk- a very short walk- outside.