“The ultimate touchstone of friendship is not improvement, neither of the other nor of the self, the ultimate touchstone is witness, the privilege of having been seen by someone and the equal privilege of being granted the sight of the essence of another, to have walked with them and to have believed in them, and sometimes just to have accompanied them for however brief a span, on a journey impossible to accomplish alone.”…Continue
I’m a cotton seed sower, the righteous whistle blower
the stand-in or stunt man for the star
I get down on all fours when I’m scrubbing your floors
I rub the shine right into your car
I put no one above you for as long as I love you
and that’s as long as the oceans will roar
Still there will always be another salt of the…Continue
George, it's up to me to share with you these thoughts on the page.
Virtue is indeed its own reward. However, that's hardly the only reward virtues have to offer.
I want to thank you again for delivering my first lesson in the Tao Te Ching with the flip-side to "Lady Madonna" indeed.