PICKS FOR TODAY:
# 1 – These are too cute; a nice way to spread smiles. :-)
# 2 – Mother Nature is amazing…
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# 4 –
“We’re all golden sunflowers inside.” ― Allen Ginsberg, “Sunflower Sutra” from Collected Poems (painting by Liliflor Arte)
# 5 –
“The greatness of a person is located inside, not outside.”
# 6 – Some excerpts from Brezsny’s newsletter. Interesting to see how naming and un-naming can both have positive results….
GIVE EVERYTHING NAMES
If a cow is given a name by her owner, she generates more milk than a cow that’s treated as an anonymous member of the herd. That’s the conclusion of a study done by researchers at Newcastle University in the UK. “Placing more importance on knowing the individual animals and calling them by
name,” said Dr. Catherine Douglas, “can significantly increase milk production.”
Building on that principle, I suggest that you give everything in your world names, including (but not limited to) houseplants, insects, cars, appliances, and trees. It will help you get more up-close and personal with all of creation, which is an effective way to cultivate pronoia.
SHE UN-NAMES THEM
The Bible says Jehovah gave Adam the job of bestowing names on everything.
In Ursula Le Guin’s story “She Unnames Them,” Eve decides to reverse her mate’s work. She yearns to return to a primordial state when the misunderstandings caused by words no longer stand between her and the rest of creation.
So she unnames all the animals, from the sea otters to the bees. When she’s done, she marvels on how they feel “far closer than when their names had stood between myself and them like a clear barrier.”
# 7 – And check out the latest at Self-help Help for some Jin Shin Jyutsu for weight loss and restoring energy, plus some research on the keto diet…
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