In Community, Educational, Environment, Spirituality on June 22, 2010 at 03:44
I stumbled across this video today. Shel Silverstein’s children’s book, “The Giving Tree,” is one of my favorite stories of all time. It’s a story about love, and the selfless acts that follow someone, or something, who is motivated by it.
Love is not a self-seeking hoarder, but an extravagant altruist who never ceases to give. Here is the story of that love in one of it’s most basic forms:
In Educational, People on June 9, 2010 at 06:16
There’s an excess of bad news these days – the BP oil catastrophe, economies going bankrupt, and still no peace in the Middle East. It never seems to end. We’re constantly bombarded with the failures of man and the hopelessness of prolonged suffering. Sometimes it’s hard to keep one’s head up in order to see the light at the end of the tunnel. However, being distracted from the light doesn’t mean it isn’t still there.
If you’ve felt heavy, frustrated, or depressed from all the bad news lately, then the following image will remind you of all the good in your life. Here’s something to be thankful for: