...the Government of the United States, which gives to bigotry no sanction, to persecution no assistance, requires only that they who live under its protection should demean themselves as good citizens in giving it on all occasions their effectual support. Geo. Washington Feb. 22, 1732
Each time a man stands up for an ideal, or acts to improve the lot of others, or strikes out against injustice, he sends forth a tiny ripple of hope, and crossing each other from a million different centers of energy and daring, those ripples build a current that can sweep down the mightiest walls of oppression and resistance.
Robert Kennedy, South Africa 1966.
Tuesday, September 29, 2015
Monday, September 28, 2015
We had a friend over this week. Andrew's friend came by.
Isn't she pretty? She was really nice also. Her hair looks the same color as mine.
Andrew is also nice. He lets us in and out when B G has to go some place.
Mostly BG is at the house but he does go places once in awhile. It is nice to have Andrew let us in and out.
Cassie was watching around to see to see what was going on.
This is my bed...
We did some exploring around the perimeter. B G says that we do a good job protecting the property.
B G saw a cardinal and a Bunny this week. Here is he is.
Then he flew away.
Sunday, September 27, 2015
"I bet that reality will end up turning out to be more fascinating and unexpected than we've ever imagined."
“Love and compassion are necessities, not luxuries. Without them, humanity cannot survive.”
"Some people are always grumbling because roses have thorns; I am thankful that thorns have roses."
"Children are the living messages we send to a time we will not see."
"What is fundamentally beautiful is compassion for yourself and for those around you. That kind of beauty enflames the heart and enchants the soul."
You never really understand another person until you consider things from his point of view - until you climb inside of his skin and walk around in it.
“You and I are all as much continuous with the physical universe as a wave is continuous with the ocean.”
"Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal; nothing on earth can help the man with the wrong mental attitude."
Saturday, September 26, 2015
Friday, September 25, 2015
A while later, the Scotsman was awakened by the call of nature. He raised his kilt and was bewildered at the sight of the neatly tied blue ribbon. He stared for a minute, then said, "I don't know where y'been laddie... but it's nice ta see you won firrrst