Artist Rachel Sussman is obsessed with very old things that are still alive. Things like the Pafuri baobab, a South African tree that is likely at least 2,000 years old — and requires an armed guard escort to visit. Or the stromatolites of Western Australia, organisms connected to the oxygenation of the planet that began some 3.5 billion years ago. She has spent years tracking down the world’s oldest organisms. Here, take a look at her photographs of a world that has lasted for millennia
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(photo: Aunt Grandma in her premier episode of Uncle Grandpa… laughter is no enemy to learning, said Walt Disney)
Years ago, inspiration hit while at work and the following were typed on the smartphone as a note to followup on later. Here we are… later… no edits, just a straight up copy and paste… a window into the past, pre-blogging days..
Peace w/who i am
content w/what i have
joy w/my situation
PEACE in your soul
JOY in your spirit
LOVE in your heart
thumb=to remind us to pray for friends & family
pointer=a reminder to pray for people who point us to God (pastors, teachers, leaders in the church)
middle=since it is the tallest, it can remind us to pray for the people who are leaders in our cities, states and country
ring=since it is the weakest, it can remind us to pray for those people less fortunate than we are
pinky=(smallest)since it is the smallest, it can be a reminder to pray for ourselves last
The best things are nearest: breath in your nostrils, light in your eyes, flowers at your feet, duties at your hand, the path of God just before you. – Robert Louis Stevenson
surrender serenity thanksgiving
ways to manage stress:
learn to let go (say no alot)
ways to manage money:
spend less than you earn
ways to manage weight:
use more calories than you eat
For mine is just a little oid-fashioned garden where the flowers come togther to praise the Lord and teach all who look upon them to do likewise. -Celia Thaxter
By listening steadfastly to your opponent, you will discover your own shadow.
October 3, 2014… a moment to look back….revealed while clearing some old work files.. in preparation for the future.
Today’s spiritual thought continues with a career thought for the day at the Next Blog