Category Archives: Points to Ponder

Amazing Intelligence in Animals—Ants

“It is the ant, not the lion, which the elephant fears.” —Matshona Dhliwayo My heart sinks every time I go to a hardware store or garden center and see packages of ant killer on the shelves along with fertilizers and … Continue reading

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A Sunday Chat with Myself: we are eternal: we are God: we can accomplish anything

Our world is not a world of causes, but a world of effects.  —from Studies in Kabbalah I recently read a very interesting article showing some experiments that were done regarding vibrations that showed, in all reality, there are only … Continue reading

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Amazing Intelligence in Animals—Humans as Animals, that is!

The healing power in one’s hands  has been used by mystics and healers for centuries. Earlier today I bumped my left elbow, and immediately, in an unconscious act, covered the painful spot with my right hand, massaging it gently. It … Continue reading

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A Sunday Chat with Myself—Our Nourishment Habits in the Spirit World

“When your life is filled with the desire to see the holiness in everyday life, something magical happens: ordinary life becomes extraordinary, and the very process of life begins to nourish your soul! ” Rabbi Harold Kushner A few years … Continue reading

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Amazing Intelligence in Animals—Magpies and our Cat

  “The fox, when it sees a flock of heron or magpies or birds of any kind, suddenly flings itself on the ground with his mouth open to look as he were dead; and these birds want to peck at … Continue reading

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A Sunday Chat with Myself—Craftsmanship

“Craftsmanship names an enduring, basic human impulse, the desire to do a job well for its own sake.”   — Richard Sennet There is an ancient story about a craftsman who was assigned a job to finishing some detail carpentry … Continue reading

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Amazing Intelligence in Animals (some animal facts)

“Only if we understand can we care. Only if we care can we help. Only if we help can they be saved!” — Jane Goodall Looking at the diversity of Nature, I wonder. Just because we have speech and animals … Continue reading

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