My last post was about gratitude and since then, I stumbled upon a wonderful article called 7 Buddhist Lessons in Gratitude by Victor M Parachin, which I’m sharing with you but there’s a catch. I’m only sharing 6 of the lessons because I strongly disagree with lesson number 4, so I’ve deleted it. Yup. If you can’t trust that I’m right and your curiosity is getting the better of you, you can always click on the link at the bottom of the post and read the original post.
After feeling a bit cocky that I hadn’t gotten covid yet, I got hit by the humble bug. I got the big C and it took me down. I was told by many that it runs about 5 days and then things start to get much better so that’s how I got through it. Continue reading After Covid Comes Gratitude→
I love to read and ever since Matt died, I’ve been focusing more on books examining life’s meaning and self-help books. I’d like to share ten quotes that offered me food for thought or inspiration from some of these books.
Composting! Seriously, please don’t delete, read on. I’ve found a really simple way to do it. And to all of you out in California and Colorado who’ve been doing this for a while now, yes, I’m a bit slow, but now I’m all in. Continue reading My Newest Obsession→
This Tender Land by William Kent Kruger, is the best book I’ve read in years. I couldn’t put it down. It felt like a Mark Twain or John Steinbeck type of book, covering the depression era and following four kids on an epic journey. The book is so beautifully written, that I now have to go read some of Kruger’s other books. I highly recommend this book, take the journey, fall in love with the four kids, Albert, Odie, Emmy, and Mose, and prepare to have your emotions jerked all over the place. Continue reading What a Story→
Thanks again to our generous donors, we are thrilled to announce two winners of our Kindness Award, Peter Mutabazi and Valerianne Hinkley. Both of them go above and beyond to help others and we’re blown away by their compassion and selflessness. Their acts of kindness have rippled out and touched the lives of so many. They’re incredible and we’re so proud to have them as part of our MKRO family.
“Our attempt to subordinate all of nature to human use — has led us to the brink of collapse of the Earth’s life support systems”— Judi Bari, forest activist”
Yet, as we’re coming up on Earth Day, this is not the time to be pessimistic, it’s a time for hope. Hope inspires us to take action and our actions ripple out, inspire others, and before you know it, we’ve created a wave of action.