E-mails from Jason

December 15, 2007 Hello, Everyone, once again. It is me, Captain Carter with another exciting tale of beautiful, exotic and cold Afghanistan.  Shall I begin? Well, we were supposed to move to our new FOB on Monday.  We packed all our gear on Sunday.  Well, Monday morning came…

A Facebook Post from Debra Flint Salter

  The look of guilt, but glad he’s home. I was in the yard bagging weeds and felt a stillness after my dog barked at teens in the alley. I called his name and no response, walked to the front of house, called him, and nothing. Ran in…

I Did

I did. The subject matter for first issue of Garden Spices was Now, Heal! So, I did. I healed. I mean the sneaky healer that Vicki is has given us a word path to healing. Even though I was not writing at the time, I heard heal somehow…

The Truth Shall Set You Free – Well Maybe

While thinking about what to write about “Truth” for this issue of Garden Spices I ran across this quotation from the movie “The Big Short” – “It ain’t what you know that gets you into trouble.  It’s what you know for sure that just ain’t so.” I began…

UBUNTU

  Rev. Dr. Wanda Gail Campbell In 1999, along with approximately 7,000 other people from all corners of the Earth, I attended the Parliament of The World’s Religions in Cape Town, South Africa. Over the 5 days, we were welcomed by many world renowned heavy weight leaders. Most…

Exercise in Denial

It was just another unpainted clapboard house dotting the rural southern landscape neglected ravaged by the elements long void of human life   The winter of 1995 traveling on Montgomery HWY 31 South would change all that   A friend seeing a white woman jogging along the highway…

Truth is…

Truth is I’m a romantic to my core. I believe in fairy tales, happily ever after, soul mates, and the love of Romeo and Juliet.  I believe in the magic found in moonlight, the lure of slow music, the peace seen in sunsets, candlelight dinners, chivalry, and submitting…

Truth: The First Principle of Action

Did you ever stop to think how important Truth is? Virtually everywhere in the living sciences and socio-psychological realms incorporate the application of Truth. Without truth, law could not exist, science could not hypothecate, and relationships would falter. Truth is the prime ingredient of society and universal understanding….

Truth: People Don’t Want to Hear It

  Truth is a hard pill for some people to swallow. The truth is often painful if not completely devastating or even life altering. But the fact is….. Truth is a necessity no matter how it makes you feel. Truth often leaves casualties. Truth can alter your thinking….

JL Yoga

  Question: Do late Yoga Class students bother you? JL Yoga answers: I give 20 lashes of the whip for every minute late. If more than 10 minutes late then you can place your mat on the sidewalk outside and peak through the window. That’s on days I…