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In Praise of Quietly Doing Our Best

Voting in life with our actions, one small choice at a time.

Voting in life with our actions, one small choice at a time.

I’m one of many Americans for whom yesterday was called “Super Tuesday,” because so many of us had our chance to vote in a primary that would help to elect our next president.

Our small votes. Cast without drama.

I never miss an election. My husband and I make a sweet ritual of it, going together to a nearby elementary school, casting our votes. Well, I can’t remember ever seeing the polling place so empty.

For a change, no activists were outside, trying to persuade us to change our votes at the very last minute. (As if we ever need that!) We sure weren’t voting for Donald Drumpf.

Very few people were voting, according to the volunteer worker I spoke to.

And yet my Mitch and I quietly voted just as we would have if the place had been mobbed and it had all the vibes of a huge and joyful event.

What Really Counts as a Big Deal Here at Earth School?

Why Would Teachers of Enlightenment Not Necessarily BE Living in Enlightenment?

In your beautiful enthusiasm for personal development, it's still smart to develop consumer skills.

In your beautiful enthusiasm for personal development, it’s still smart to develop consumer skills.

A plaintive series of comments came to my blog today from GAYANEE, who had proposed her beloved guru for my Enlightenment Life List. And then, in Comment 1973, I supplied the results of my aura reading research for discerning Enlightenment:

“Obviously he is a beloved teacher to you, GAYANEE. However I do not find him ready for my Enlightenment Life List, not at the time of this photograph.”

GAYANEE responded very mildly and graciously, I thought, with these words:

“As a student it is a bit of a mind twister for me that how some long standing and deeply loved teachers that claim to be enlightened and teaching enlightenment don’t make Rose’s list.