Aerating Ideas

Single flower amidst compacted soil

I welcome healthy discussion and a non-hostile open exchange of ideas...something almost antiquated with contemporary versions of communication such as shouting down, propaganda, fake news, and trolling. This makes me think of the importance of aeration. Compacted soil, like hateful rhetoric or one-sided Group Think with a buried agenda, prevents circulation and nourishment thereby starving …

The Cherokee Knew

Hand holding a crystal globe with upside down view of the world

A fellow blogger's post reminded me of a pondering earlier this week. While I am a spiritual person, I haven't joined an organized religion for decades. Listening to others, some are dogmatically committed to one and only one belief system --- declaring their way is right and the only way. It may be right for …