Monthly Archives: July 2010

this is what you shall do: love the earth and the sun and the animals, despise riches, give alms to everyone that asks, stand up for the stupid and crazy, devote your income and labor to others, hate tyrants, argue not concerning god, have patience and indulgence toward the people, take off your hat to nothing known or unknown or to any man or number… Continue reading

If the mind is always calm and still, dark and silent, not seeing anything, neither inside nor outside, free of all thoughts and mental images, this is the settled mind, which is not to be conquered.  If the mind gets excited at objects, falling all over itself, looking for beginnings and ends, this is the confused mind, which ruins the virtues of the Way… Continue reading

Sitting With the Angels Who Have Returned With My Memories
The Chicken Chronicles
Chapter Thirty- One
© 2010 by Alice Walker
 Dearest Girls,
I’ve noticed recently that you are almost too big to be cuddled in my lap.  Not really, but you are pretty big. The real concern is that I can’t take you with me when I’m not here and cuddle you… Continue reading

Photo: ©2010  by Alice Walker 
The Mother holding the stone that is her child that is her heart. Casa Madre, Mexico.


You Will Never Know
©2010 by Alice Walker
 

You will never
Know
How
Much
I loved
You
As
I watched
Them
Stone
You
In
The film.

Cowards,
They covered 
Up
Your body
& Your
Face
So they
Would not
Have… Continue reading

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