Ron Finley plants vegetable gardens in South Central LA — in abandoned lots, traffic medians, along the curbs. Why? For fun, for defiance, for beauty and to offer some alternative to fast food in a community where “the drive-thrus are killing more people than the drive-bys.”
Deepak Chopra: The Law of Giving and Receiving
Deepak Chopra: Law of Pure Potentiality, part 1
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An amazing lecture from Alan Watts, who speaks about what it means to be alert, a different perspective on awareness.
Marriage is not easy, that’s why so many end in divorce. So, imagine being married for almost 87 years! That’s how long Zelmyra and Herbert Fisher of North Carolina had been married, before Herbert passed away on February 27th, 2011. 2008 Guiness World Record holders for the longest marriage, Zelmyra was born in 1907 and Herbert in 1905.
On Valentine’s Day 2010, they spent time on Twitter giving relationship advice, and what great advice it was:
1. What made you realize that you could spend the rest of your lives together? Were you scared at all? H Z: With each day that passed, our relationship was more solid and secure. Divorce was NEVER an option – or even a thought.
2. How did you know your spouse was the right one for you?
We grew up together and were best friends before we married. A friend is for life – our marriage has lasted a lifetime.
“I’m not afraid of dying. I’ve accepted that I’m not in control,” said 50, who used to be scared of flying. “Either pray or worry. Don’t do both.”
“You only Grow as much as your choices will allow”
~ The Divine
They play it safe, are quick to assassinate what they do not understand. They move in packs ingesting more and more fear with every act of hate on one another. They feel most comfortable in groups, less guilt to swallow. They are us. This is what we have become. Afraid to respect the individual. A single person within a circumstance can move one to change. To love ourself. To evolve.
~ Erykah Badu