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FMM 8 29 14 Satisfy your Soul

”It is the marriage of the soul with nature that makes the intellect fruitful and gives birth to the imagination.”~Henry James Thoreau   Jamaicans have a way with words.  One of their favorite adjectives is ‘nuff’.  And though it sounds as if it derives from the word ‘enough’, it is used to denote more than […]

FMM 09 06 13 Life is just for living.

“This is your life.  Do what you love, and do it often.”  ~ From the Holstee Manifesto. They say that the secret to wealth is to find something you enjoy doing, and then get paid for doing it.  Perhaps the secret to happiness is doing that which you enjoy, with or without payment.  I have […]

FMM 8 30 13 Living the Dream?

“We will continue to despise people until we have recognized, loved, and accepted what is despicable in ourselves” ~ Jean Varnier, paraphrasing Martin Luther King Jr. Images of 1963: a peaceful ocean of faces, steadfast and hopeful, marching, standing, working for a better future.  A short man elevated by his own rhetoric, rhetoric so powerful […]

FMM 2 01 13 ‘You in your small corner,’

FMM 2 1 13 ‘You in your small corner’ Seventy one years ago today, a man in his early thirties made a promise that has been repeated over and over again since that Sunday in Salem Congregational Church: “Tomorrow, by God’s grace, I will light a candle in Chapelton, whose flame will never be put […]

FMM 1 25 13 “Lively up yourself!” Bob Marley

FMM 1 25 13 “Lively up yourself” Bob Marley   Is there anything as unattractive as a slouch? Someone who walks with no energy, arms folded or hands in pockets, looking as if they would rather be anywhere than where they are? It has always made me crazy to see people who approach their job […]

FMM 11 20 12 Sun rise, Moon set

They say you can never go home again. That the past is gone, and if you hope to recapture it by visiting the places of your childhood you will be disappointed. I am not so sure about that. Yesterday I was blessed to be able to visit once more the town (or is it a […]

FMM 9/7/12 “The greatest of these is Love”

“Love is patient, love is kind. It does not envy, it does not boast, it is not proud. It does not dishonor others, it is not self-seeking, it is not easily angered, it keeps no record of wrongs. Love does not delight in evil but rejoices with the truth.               […]