I'm joining Service Space because ... I recently met, and was deeply moved by, Pavi, Pancho, et al
A good day to me is when ... People around me are peaceful and smiling
My hero in life is ...all those who work on/with themselves to make life better for the rest
My favorite book is ...The Last of the Just, by Andre Schwarts-Bart. Based on an Hasidic parable which suggests that there is one wo/man in each generation who absorbs the suffering for the world.
One thing I'm grateful for is ... Life itself
May 24, 2021, 6 comments, 4 smiles [I received this poem from a dear friend and send it as an offering.] For Calling the Spirit Back from Wandering the Earth in Its Human Feet by Joy Harjo Put down that bag of potato chips, that white bread, that bottle of pop. Turn off that cellphone, computer, and remote control. Open the door, then close it behind you. Take a breath offered by friendly winds. They travel the earth gathering essences of plants to clean. Give it back with gratitude. If you sing it will give your spirit lift to fly to the stars’ ears and back. Acknowledge this earth who has cared for you since you were a dream planting itself precisely within your parents’ desire. Let your moccasin feet take you to the encampment of the guardians who have known you before time, who will be there after time. They sit before the fire that has been there without time. Let the earth stabilize your postcolonial insecure ... Read Full Story