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Becomes light

What it touches becomes light.

:- Doug.

Published in: Conversations | on December 16th, 2017 | No Comments »

Upward air

Breathe the upward air.

:- Doug.

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An ability

Disability is an ability.

:- Doug.

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We of all generations

It is not a question of What can we yet do, but What are we of all generations best equipped to do?

:- Doug.

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Don’t respect elders

Don’t respect our elders—till they earn it.

:- Doug.

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Speak

Speak your spirit.

:- Doug.

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Long-term caring

Long-term caring means centering on the survival of the species.

:- Doug.

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Living for grandchildren

If you are not living for the grandchildren, then for what or whom?

:- Doug.

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Wise enough

We won’t get any wiser until we put to work our wise enough.

:- Doug.

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Young wisdom?

What wisdom are you gleaning from the young?

:- Doug.

Published in: Conversations | on December 15th, 2017 | No Comments »

Hands across centuries

Let us hold hands across the centuries, with as many hands as we can find.

:- Doug.

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Borrow one!

If you don’t have a grandchild handy, borrow one!

:- Doug.

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Open for them

Our work/play with grandchildren is often to open them to wider worlds…as our worlds are becoming for us panoramic.

:- Doug.

Published in: Conversations | on December 15th, 2017 | No Comments »

See the person

Facets are a way to say, see the person in my contemplation in one non-word.

:- Doug.

Published in: Conversations | on December 15th, 2017 | No Comments »

No knowing

Perhaps there is no knowing, only discovering.

:- Doug.

Published in: Conversations | on December 14th, 2017 | No Comments »

Connections others miss

We see connections others miss…relationships…wholeness…weaves and tangles…hear music…feel life’s widening circles…invite mystery and sacred…play…experience life in new ways…are freer…calmer…have a need for solitude…declutter…grow by reducing, losing…find essence…reconstellate our lights and memories…choose slow and deep…tell stories rather than give advice…have a joyful responsibility…

:- Doug.

Published in: Conversations | on December 14th, 2017 | No Comments »

We are all

For the grandchildren…and we are all.

:- Doug.

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Brilliant flashes

Let us notice facets of others—the brilliant flashes.

:- Doug.

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One word?

What one word describes your spirit?

:- Doug.

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Do you see?

Do you see could be better?—then you already are an elder.

:- Doug.

Published in: Conversations | on December 13th, 2017 | No Comments »

However painful

For the good of the grandchildren we should be seeking out felt changes in consciousness—however painful.

:- Doug.

Published in: Conversations | on December 13th, 2017 | No Comments »

Directioning

It flows both ways—to and from the elders—no, all ways—this directioning, this knowing, this discovering and the resultant painful changes in thinking. We are not the sole wisdom bringers and direction finders.

:- Doug.

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Barometers

Grands are barometers for the grandchildren. What are the changes? What do they portend? What might we do? Be? What is the weave of the wind, and how does it affect the weaver?

:- Doug.

Published in: Conversations | on December 13th, 2017 | No Comments »