Small. Simple. Service.  A family member introduced me to the work of Henry Giroux.  Giroux is a passionate public intellectual. The best public intellectuals serve the common good through a noble marriage between mind and heart.  Giroux represents this for me.  How do you serve others?  Our celebrity-focused culture undervalues the beauty of small simple ways of serving others.  Disconnect from this false god. Awaken and recognize we’re all called to serve others.  This call is often expressed most beautifully in small simple acts of service.  Alert minds and compassionate hearts are all it takes.  Attentive listening to someone in need is a wonderful act of service.  Driving someone to an appointment, caring for an ailing loved one, offering hospitality,  being a thoughtful parent,  being a source of encouragement, etc., are all beautiful life-giving service.  What is your calling?  Remember, it may be something you’re already doing.  Small acts of service are a great work when offered in love.  Be awake daily and engage hearts and minds in ways that heal.  Enjoy the journey.

anthony glenn miller

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Great Mystery, teach me how to trust my heart, my mind, my intuition, my inner knowing, the senses of my body, the blessings of my spirit. Teach me to trust these things so that I may enter my Sacred Space and love beyond my fear, and thus walk in beauty with the passing of each glorious Sun.

Lakota Prayer

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My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge;
    because you have rejected knowledge,
    I reject you from being a priest to me.
And since you have forgotten the law of your God,
    I also will forget your children.

Hosea 4:6