With all the recent news about havoc created by armed men, it is comforting to be reminded how we benefited from the spiritual awakening of a young man with a rifle back in 1894.
New Mexico became a state in 1912. Declining economically after being left off the railroad line, Santa Fe determined to become an exotic tourist destination, “The City Different.” It’s architecture and history–including its history of ghosts–have become enormous assets.
“To keep the body in good health is a duty. . . .otherwise we shall not be able to keep our mind strong and clear.” Buddha
“Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower.” Albert Camus
“Be fruitful, and multiply, and replenish the earth, and subdue it.” Genesis 1:28
“The trouble is, you think you have time.” Buddha
“I want to put a ding in the universe.” Steve Jobs
It’s awkward. I mean having an idea like this when I’m not wealthy, famous, or charismatic.
“Name something invented by a woman! Achievements by the second-rate gender pale in comparison. Virtually everything great in human history was accomplished by men, not women.”
“As individuals, ants might be dummies, but as colonies they respond quickly and effectively to their environment. They do it with something called swarm intelligence.” Peter Miller
“We cling to hierarchies because our place in hierarchy is, rightly or wrongly, a major indicator of our social worth.” Harold Leavitt, management psychologist
What is a power place? More importantly, where is your power place?
“The new woman means the woman not yet classified, perhaps not classifiable, the woman new not only to men, but to herself.” Elsie Clews Parsons
“To keep our society moving forward, we have a generational challenge–to not only create new jobs, but create a renewed sense of purpose.” Mark Zuckerberg
Inferior? Superior? Or what?
“As a woman I have no country. As a woman, my country is the whole world.” Virginia Wolf
“Show me a hero and I’ll write you a tragedy.” F. Scott Fitzgerald
“The system of patriarchy is a historic construct; it has a beginning; it will have an end.” Gerda Lerner in The Creation of Patriarchy
“Women’s history is the primary tool for women’s emancipation.” Gerda Lerner
I love cleaning house. It is important “think” time for me. Recently, my mind traveled to sex as I worked.