Category Archives: Spirituality

Native American Code of Ethics….

1. Rise with the sun to pray. Pray alone. Pray often. The Great Spirit will listen, if you only speak.

2. Be tolerant of those who are lost on their path. Ignorance, conceit, anger, jealousy – and greed stem from a lost soul. Pray that they will find guidance.

3. Search for yourself, by yourself. Do not allow others to make your path for you. It is your road, and yours alone. Others may walk it with you, but no one can walk it for you.

4. Treat the guests in your home with much consideration. Serve them the best food, give them the best bed and treat them with respect and honor.

5. Do not take what is not yours whether from a person, a community, the wilderness or from a culture. It was not earned nor given. It is not yours.

6. Respect all things that are placed upon this earth – whether it be people or plant.

7. Honor other people’s thoughts, wishes and words. Never interrupt another or mock or rudely mimic them. Allow each person the right to personal expression.

8. Never speak of others in a bad way. The negative energy that you put out into the universe will multiply when it returns to you.

9. All persons make mistakes. And all mistakes can be forgiven.

10. Bad thoughts cause illness of the mind, body and spirit. Practice optimism.

11. Nature is not FOR us, it is a PART of us. They are part of your worldly family.

12. Children are the seeds of our future. Plant love in their hearts and water them with wisdom and life’s lessons. When they are grown, give them space to grow.

13. Avoid hurting the hearts of others. The poison of your pain will return to you.

14. Be truthful at all times. Honesty is the test of ones will within this universe.

15. Keep yourself balanced. Your Mental self, Spiritual self, Emotional self, and Physical self – all need to be strong, pure and healthy. Work out the body to strengthen the mind. Grow rich in spirit to cure emotional ails.

16. Make conscious decisions as to who you will be and how you will react. Be responsible for your own actions.

17. Respect the privacy and personal space of others. Do not touch the personal property of others – especially sacred and religious objects. This is forbidden.

18. Be true to yourself first. You cannot nurture and help others if you cannot nurture and help yourself first.

19. Respect others religious beliefs. Do not force your belief on others.

20. Share your good fortune with others.

thanks to


Jeff Buckley – Hallelujah (Live in Chicago 1995)

A good Palm Sunday to you….

ESPN Interview with the Ladies in inspirational softball game…

This video is a follow-up interview with the young ladies involved, in one of the greatest examples of sportsmanship, I have ever had the pleasure to witness.

A MUST see – ultimate sportsmanship

After this girl hit her first ever home run, she tore her ACL running to first base. Just when tragedy was inevitable, something amazing happened. Watch this very touching video.
What a great thing for these young ladies to do, it shows that we older generations have nothing to worry about with some of the younger generations running our country because that is what it is built on helping others, congrats for such a display of character. Awesome all I can say.

Black Friday , the true meaning of Christmas and loading day is almost here…

In just over 24 hrs., I will be headed to pick up the moving truck,trailer and the loading will commence !! I still have a lot of packing and cleaning equipment from Lab to prep for this move. So this Friday, will be a serious move to get better prepared for tomorrows loading.

Thanksgiving Day, we took most of the day to just relax and reflect on just how fortunate and lucky we are to have this change in our lives coming our way.

I know many people are headed out at this hour for “Black Friday” and while I understand why they’re entering the shopping twilight zone, I still feel concerned that the people who participate in “Black friday” really must not understand what type of “Perfect Storm” is headed in our direction.

These people are either financially better off than most and don’t care or they’re oblivious, in denial of the coming storm. I hope many of you wake up and save as much of your $$$ as you can or spend it very wisely on clothing that can be worn, after inflation accelerates the cost of these items in the coming New Year.

Many of you have small children and as a parent, I understand that children and grandchildren will not understand if you change your spending habits for Christmas. You can however cut back, make the toy purchases less than years past and toss in some necessities too ! If you have teenagers, I strongly urge you to explain to them, what is going on in this country economically and asked them to help you cut back. Ask your children to help make smarter purchases and perhaps, get your children involved in making another family, more in need, have a Christmas wish come true.

The act of giving is so much more fulfilling than receiving..

Try this for giving : Angel tree helps families in need
or this link here:
or “Pay It Forward” here.

Whatever you and your family participate in this Christmas season. Let’s all enjoy family and the spirit of the season, the true meaning of Christmas.

Thanksgiving Day and our coming move.

This day, being our last Thanksgiving day in Tennessee is a bit different. While traditions will come to the surface in many homes today. Ours here in Tennessee, will consist of more and more packing in preparation for Saturdays loading of the truck, Sunday more loading and Monday morning too!
Today, just more cleaning of Lab equipment, packing of lab supplies and finalizing the packing for the coming load day.

This doesn’t mean we can’t be thankful. We are very thankful for the freedom to gather with family and friends. I long for the older days, when our families were close enough in Ga. to gather and visit , chat, talk of older times. Many family members are deceased but still in our hearts. So, even though this Thanksgiving will not be traditional to us, the future Thanksgivings look brighter. We are moving close to family, so perhaps next Thanksgiving will become more traditional like many of you are gathering for today.

2 days until we start loading the truck and 4 1/2 days until we head out for Texas !!!