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THE SNAKE AND THE SAW : Guest re-post

December 26, 2018

SUCCESS INSPIRERS' WORLD

THE SNAKE AND THE SAW

A SNAKE penetrated into a carpentry workshop. As it slipped, it passed over a SAW and got slightly wounded. Suddenly, it turned and bit the SAW, and biting the SAW, the SNAKE seriously got wounded in its mouth!

Then not understanding what was happening and thinking that the SAW was attacking “him,” it decided to roll around the SAW to suffocate it with all its body by squeezing it with all its strength, but it ended up being killed by the SAW!!!

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Sometimes we immediately react in anger to hurt those who have harmed us, but we realize later that after all we are hurting ourselves.

Similarly, In life it is better sometimes to ignore situations, ignore people, ignore their behavior, their words….those that hurt us !!

Sometimes it is better not to react so as not to suffer the consequences that can sometimes be…

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Thoughts After a Recent Trip to the Tar Sands | Earth First! Newswire Re-post

September 16, 2015

by Sarah Stock / Canyon Country Rising Tide I feel powerless. I feel beaten down. I hear heavy machinery in my sleep. I see torn up earth when I close my eyes. Piles of On site processing facility in rapid construction phase. mangled trees, still green from the life they just had, pulled up and pushed down into heaps at the bottom of a strip mine by the force of mindless greed that fuels the destruction of this earth. I see a tunnel bore into the side of the earth, oozing out a slow stream of black sticky tar, the remnants of ancient life that when burned unleash toxins and greenhouse gases that are dooming the world that I know now. Migratory birds that mark the seasons slowly stop coming back. I see a buck in the aspens and then notice that he has a large circular hairless growth on his side. When I swim in my river, the water that’s always brought me a deep calm, awe, and connection to the life force, I now wonder what is in it. I think of the fracking upstream. I think of the

Source: Thoughts After a Recent Trip to the Tar Sands | Earth First! Newswire

Guest post: Two Seasons, Three Worlds, Four Treasures, Five Directions: the Pillars of Celtic Cosmology and Celtic Reconstructionist Druidism | Order of Bards and Druids

October 17, 2013

Two Seasons, Three Worlds, Four Treasures, Five Directions: the Pillars of Celtic Cosmology and Celtic Reconstructionist Druidism | Order of Bards and Druids.

Ellen Evert Hopman has summarized an area of my graduate study succinctly and then ties it into her favorite Indo-European culture, that of the Celts. Fascinating perspective on the universality of our fundamental principle, that Nature is Good.