All posts by rgsmith

Wind

“It depends upon the wind” an expression used by a good friend of mine the other day when he was going fishing. It’s an atavistic expression. I imagine sailors of old and even ones of today know their distance for the day depends upon the wind. We know that animals depend on the wind for both safety and prey. As a pilot I understand the importance and safety of landing into the wind. The wind is a dichotomous gift to humankind. It can be our…

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Did You Know?

Did you know the peace we seek is not out there, but in there? Did you know that flowers were originally created in another realm and sent to Gaia as a reminder of our connection? Did you know we live in the illusion, not the reality? Did you know that children today have a different DNA and purpose than in previous ages? Did you know that each letter of every alphabet on earth has a different vibration that is altered to a collective vibration when…

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Trains, Trees and The President

I am sitting in a hotel room listening to the President of the United States talking about the economy, the recession and rebuilding America to a strength greater than before. I came to this place in order to participate in a meeting on Wednesday that has nothing to do with the economy and then I will return home. My trip here was via rail transportation. I used to drive to this meeting, but today I chose to come by rail. It was an expansive experience…

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Child Killers

The news headlines are: “An 11-year-old Pennsylvania boy blew away his father’s eight-months-pregnant fiancée – then calmly got on the bus and went to school.” “Arizona 9-year-old pleads guilty in shooting death.” How do we understand children as killers? Reports of kids and guns are all to frequent. The incidents are isolated, but the story is always the same. A kid, a child, gets a gun and shoots someone and we all say to ourselves, how could that happen? Somehow, in our society, we need…

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