Journaling to Sanity

something I must begin again.
1960 TRIP ABROAD–In the spring of 1960,

AS OF CHRISTMAS DAY 2018 the following is being added near the beginning of this page so any readers won’t have to spend so much time rolling down to the end, where I think most additions are supposed to be posted:  1960 TRIP ABROAD–In the spring of 1960, less than a year after we married, we both caught the      hepatitis that was going around the UF campus. The doctors recommended rest, and that was the impetus for the European trip that had only been fantasized….[ ]

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The Chosen-Word of Truth

You Must Clothe Yourself with Tenderhearted Mercy

Source:: https://vincentsartalejr.wordpress.com/2019/02/04/the-word-of-truth/

Nature — Im ashamed to die until i have won some victory for humanity.(Horace Mann)

via Nature — Im ashamed to die until i have won some victory for humanity.(Horace Mann)

Summer’s First Sunset — Uncle Tree’s House

Spring-like temperatures stole the show on this first day of Summer. The average temperature for June 21 is 86°, but the 68° we reached today is plainly ass-backwards. The Summertime Blues shall have to wait, since Spring came so unfashionably late. Photographs by Uncle Tree “Stay safe, folks!” Keith ▼

via Summer’s First Sunset — Uncle Tree’s House

The Humility of Servant Leaders

‘1. Humble Leaders Lead by Listening.

2. Humble Leaders Never Stop Learning.

3. Humble Leaders Don’t Seek Power; It Seeks Them.

4. Humble Leaders Unite – They Don’t Divide.

5. Humble Leaders Delegate.

6. Humble Leaders Forgive.

7. Humble Leaders Admit Mistakes.

8. Humble Leaders Separate Themselves From the Office/Position They Occupy.

9. Humble Leaders Pull-Not-Push- Their Team Members.

10. Humble Leaders Pursue Causes Greater Than Themselves.’

Source: The Humility of Servant Leaders

Thanks-by John Chuchman

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I give thanks for love;
It brings me significance, meaning,
and love in return.

I give thanks for truth;
It brings me guidance and direction.

I give thanks for compassion;
It brings me and others help and comfort,

I give thanks for courage;
It brings me stability and strength.

I give thanks for kindness;
It brings me sustenance and meaning.

I give thanks for setbacks;
Their hidden meaning brings me opportunity for growth.

I give thanks for people: family, friends, and others;
In relationship with them,
I reach the fullness of my humanity.

I give thanks for forgiveness;
it brings freedom.

I give thanks for beauty displayed in the earth.
It brings me joy and delight.

I give thanks for humor;
It brings perspective to my life.

I give thanks for Being;
Without it,
I am nothing.