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We change the world

Are we the tree, are we the leaf, or are we the flower?

Or are we the bud afraid of opening…    afraid to bloom ? 158 more words

Random Thoughts

Friday's Thought - Threads

“Humankind has not woven the web of life.
We are but one thread within it.
Whatever we do to the web, we do to ourselves. 10 more words



I don’t wanna please.


Ya, I just wanna breath.

Fill my lungs with the colors of the busy human race.

The culture that is splattered all around. 176 more words


How a Lack of Natural Resources Can Affect a Child's Education

An interesting article in the New Yorker, “Spare the Rod, School the Child” by Michelle Nijhuis, gives us urgent lessons with implications not only to our swiftly changing ecological environments, but also may bear lessons for our educational environments as well. 452 more words

Education Reform

Mitakuye Oyasin

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Mitakuye oyasin is a phrase from the Lakota language.  It reflects the world view of interconnectedness held by the Lakota people.  The phrase translates as “all my relatives,” “we are all related,” or “all my relations.”  It is a prayer of oneness and harmony with all forms of life:  other people, animals, birds, insects, trees and plants, and even rocks, rivers, mountains and valleys. 10 more words

Native American

Our Interconnectedness

Last night, I sat on my bed with my laptop on…well… my lap, watching movies.  With all the hustle and bustle I’ve been going through lately, it was a nice change of pass to simply sit there and do nothing, relax, watch some movies, and unwind.   1,635 more words



As long as my piss
is in the water you drink,
you can’t hide from me.