What My World's Like

the organic commandment

Jul
25

“Love is the virtue of the heart.
Sincerity the virtue of the mind.
Courage the virtue of the spirit.
Decision the virtue of the will.”

– Frank Lloyd Wright

If you really pay attention

Sep
22

By Paula Underwood, clan mother of the Turtle clan, Iroquois nation

When I was a little bitty kiddy, about five, my Dad began a process … anytime somebody came and said something to us, my dad would say, “You remember what he said, honey girl?” I would tell my father what the person said until I got so good at it that I could repeat verbatim even long presentations of what the person had said.

And he did this all the time.

Finally, one day there was this old gentleman, Richard Thompson. I still remember his name, he lived across the street. And every time my Dad started to mow the lawn, there came Mr. Thompson. And so I would stand out there.

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