A day of living, loving, and learning in Limoux.
Cooler days, finally, some light rain this morning, while reading and researching…writing. Loving Limoux.
“This is a new day. I haven’t seen this one before.”
“This is the day the Lord has made; let us rejoice and be glad in it.”
“I’m so tired of waiting, aren’t you? For the world to become good and beautiful and kind. Let us take a knife and cut the world in two and see what worms are eating at the rind.”
‘The career of James Langston Hughes (1902-1967), a central figure during the Harlem Renaissance, spanned five decades. He wrote poetry, short stories, plays, newspaper columns, children’s books, and pictorial histories. He also edited several volumes of prose and fiction by African-American and African writers. Through his writing and through his extensive travels and lecture tours he came into direct contact with an amazing array of writers, artists, activists, and performers of the twentieth century. The Langston Hughes Papers span the years 1862-1980.’
G R A S S
‘Starting at the top seems like great advice. Deal with the people with power and authority.
Power and authority aren’t often in the same place.
The real power is usually foundational. What happens when humans interact. The way things are around here. Often, the people who are ostensibly in charge are simply choosing from a few culturally acceptable choices, and those choices are dictated by the foundation.
It might seem like a detour, but it’s actually the cause of change.’
The way to know life is to love many things.
“Someday, death will take us to another star.”
“The idea of landing is too finite for my imagination and sense of song.”
“Every great dream begins with a dreamer always remember you have within you the strength, the patience and the passion to reach for the stars to change the world.”
“Perhaps the best we can do: to help when we can, to witness each other with kindness to other presence, to show the trust we have in life. Spiritual life is not about knowing much but about loving much.”
“And yet, if our earth needed to she could weave us together like roses and make of us a garland.” ✿´¯`*•.¸¸✿ ✿´¯`*•.¸¸✿ ✿´¯`*•.¸¸✿
(Are we worthy of garlands? ✿ G A I A is waiting, and we don’t have too much longer to choose.)
“From a biblical perspective, we were given–the lord gave us dominion over the planet and the creatures thereof.”
-Rep. Clay Higgins, R-Louisiana
“The original transition of ‘dominion’ means to care for and nurture. So from a biblical perspective, I am an environmentalist. I love my planet and the people and the creatures thereof. Do you?”
-Raya Salter, a lawyer and clean energy advocate
“The effects of your actions may unfold in ways you cannot foresee or even imagine. They may unfold long after your death. That is when the words of so many writers often resonate most.”
“Sometimes, cause and effect are centuries apart”
For pilgrims, walking is work.”