Two wonderful years with my favorite person! View Full Resolution

Two wonderful years with my favorite person!

 

jeanpolfus:

The view from the tree-house at my parents house in northern Wisconsin. One fall I slept out here from October through mid-December. It is a wonderful feeling to fall asleep with a view out over the lake listening to the loons call.
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jeanpolfus:

The view from the tree-house at my parents house in northern Wisconsin. One fall I slept out here from October through mid-December. It is a wonderful feeling to fall asleep with a view out over the lake listening to the loons call.

(via homeintheforest)

 

Show Me Your Eyes - Royal Canoe

 

This clip is an excerpt from a course that I’m taking which deals with what I believe is one of the most important issues facing the world. I’m going to call it peace confidence. Just as the Keynesian concept of consumer confidence is the force that drives the economy, we need to find ways to encourage peace confidence through creative political discourse so that war and violence, which is just “the continuation of politics by other means” (Barash and Webel), isn’t the de facto arbiter of justice.

A note about the image: Even though spirituality and religion have similar patterns, the concept of spirituality as the ”search for truth, profoundly meaningful relationships, and values worth living by” can “transcend the boundaries of creed and culture” (Nathan Funk, The Roots of Peace, Conflict, and Violence, University of Waterloo, lecture 11b2).

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I bet regular roller blades are: faster, lighter, cheaper, less scary, and can go backwards. Hmm.