Gratitude Saturday

A profound post from an excellent blog…I simply had to share!  On this Gratitude Saturday I am grateful for this wonderful site that I reblogged…there is always some gem of wisdom to be learned there.

Today’s “stone” is  Day 61  raindrops on raindrops in puddles on ice

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My grandfather took me to the fish pond on the farm when I was about seven, and he told me to throw a stone into the water. He told me to watch the circles created by the stone. Then he asked me to think of myself as that stone person.

“You may create lots of splashes in your life but the waves that come from those splashes will disturb the peace of all your fellow creatures,” he said.

“Remember that you are responsible for what you put in your circle and that circle will also touch many other circles. You will need to live in a way that allows the good that comes from your circle to send the peace of that goodness to others. The splash that comes from anger or jealousy will send those feelings to other circles. You are responsible for both.”

That was the first time…

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