In So Very Many Ways / The Right QUESTION Is the Answer / 2017-18 Calendar

“Poetry
is the Algebra
of the English Language.”
Stanley Cooper

Before I formed you
in the Womb
I knew you.”
Jeremiah 1:5

The Heart and Mind of God
has always known you.
You are Beautifully made,
and in the Very Image
of our Heavenly Father.

You are
a Marvelous Creation.

God’s Love
like a River flows.
Do not stand
on the Bank of this
Mighty River
and wonder why.
Get into the
Precious Water.
Do not deny
all the Love
that can wash over
YOU.

        YOU are a Miracle!

Yes,
our Father calls us.
He loudly calls
US.
And into
the solace of silence
we go,
to His Warm and Comforting
Embrace.
And there
we shall remain.

YOU
are a Miracle
in so very many
ways.
Your Voice
to the Child
you call your own,
is like unto
the Voice of God.
YOU
above all things known,
hold high the Lamp
of the Heart,
to light the narrow path,
to extinguish
the dark.

          Our Love is alive.

The Love
buried deep within
the Human Heart
God reveals.
Even
in the depths
of our sorrow,
lay tidings of Joy
untold,
tomorrow.

Yes,
by the Grace of our Father,
our Joy
overcomes our sorrow,
as we abandon all
doubt.

Our Love
is alive in our memory,
and in our Hope,
as vibrant
as it is
in Life.
Our Love
can never die.
It is the only thing
time
cannot deny.

      Abandon all doubt.

Our Infant beginnings
were Woven
from a Beautiful Tapestry
that from
powerful passions flow,
into the Fabric of Life
we know.

The Canvass
upon which our Lives
are painted,
is stretched by
our imagination,
and colored
by our desires,
with the brush strokes
of our Dreams.

     Colored by our desires

Yes,
Life is a
brief, precious and fragile
Story
to be told.
But the pain
and the suffering
and the sorrow
carved into our Being,
like the pain
of our Birth,
is a reflection
of all the Love
we feel,
a mere shadow
of the Light
God’s Love
one day
will Reveal.

 You are Beautifully made.

The Miracle
of our Life
was laid upon
an Altar of
Hope
for precious Dreams
to unfold,
in a Story
yet untold.

YOU
are the destiny
of Dreams,
the Salvation of
Hope.

From Infant
beginnings,
into Infinite
Blessings.

To the degree
that you are
aware,
you are
intelligent.
Be aware
of the Infinite Love
of God
for you.

              Abandon all doubt.

If
you want to see
a Miracle,
don’t look around
all day long,
for one
to be found.
You do not
need to look for
a Miracle
in Life,
for
your Life

is a
Miracle.

Yes,
YOU are a Miracle!
And more than that,
you cannot
be.

Goodnight.

“To be Joyful
is the basic nature of Life.
Joy is the spiritual dimension of happiness,
in which one begins to understand
one’s intrinsic value and place
in the Universe.”
– Osho

These questions have no right or wrong answers.
Sometimes asking the right question
is the answer.
From:
50 Questions That Will Free Your Mind
by Marc Chernoff

read more

1. How old would you be
if you didn’t know how old you are?
2. If happiness was the national currency,
what kind of work would make you rich?
3. Are you doing what you believe in,
or are you settling for what you are doing?
4. Are you more worried about doing things right,
or doing the right things?
5. Have you ever seen insanity
where you later saw creativity?
6. Why are you, you?
7. Is is possible to know the truth
without challenging it first?
8. Do you remember that time 5 years ago
when you were extremely upset?
Does it really matter now?
9. At what time in your recent past
have you felt most passionate and alive?
10. What would you do differently
if you knew nobody would judge you?
11. What is the difference between being alive
and truly living?
12. If we learn from our mistakes,
why are we always so afraid to make a mistake?

“Wealth is the ability
to fully experience life.”
Henry David Thoreau

2017-18 School Calendar

First Semester

September 5 – December 22   2017

Sept. 5 (Tuesday)                      First Day of First Semester

Oct 9  (Monday)                         Columbus Day Holiday

Nov. 20-24                                 Thanksgiving / Fall Break

To Be Announced                      Texas A.G.T. Conference

Dec. 22 (Friday)                          Last Day of Fall Semester

Dec. 23 – Jan. 3                           Winter Break Holidays

Second Semester

January 4 – May 25   2018

Jan. 4 (Thursday)                       Second Semester begins

Jan. 15 (Monday)                       Dr. Martin L. King Holiday

Feb. 19 (Monday)                       President’s Day Holiday

Mar. 12-16                                  Spring Break Holidays

April 13 & 16 (Fri. & Mon.)          Good Friday & Easter

May 21 (Monday)                        Prep. for Adventure Trip

May 22-25                                   Adventure Trip

May 25                                        Last Day of Semester

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Love’s Never Ending Journey / Signs of Nutritional Deficiencies / Love’s Gentle Way / Trip – T.B.A.

“When I was a child
There were flowers that bloomed in the night
Unafraid to take in the light
Unashamed to have braved the dark.

Though I may not know the answers
I can finally say I am free.
And if the questions led me here
Then I am who I was born to be.”

In Momentary Sunlight.

We are all from the Garden Of God’s Bountiful Love.

I believe that the nature of our reality
leads us to a threshold of understanding.
That Love is all there is.
– T. S. Eliot

As we explore the nature of this existence,
Of our being,
We may find reality to be
Incomprehensible, perplexing, unbelievable.
In our minds,
And in this space,
We may think we have arrived,
Before we started.
Perhaps, we have.
Or
Is this Love’s
Never ending journey?

Our timeless friend, poet and philosopher,
T. S. Eliot
Posits this poetically:

“We shall not cease from exploration,
and the end of all our exploring
will be to arrive where we started
and know the place for the first time.”

Hands

Have we arrived before we started? Or is this Love’s never ending journey?

In looking back,
We remember
The beautiful lives
We have been privileged
To discover
On this perilous
Journey of life.
And we may come
To understand
Why so many people
Along the way,
Loved us so much,
And why we came
To Love each other.

Poets and writers of song have always known why.
They have understood
The true nature of our reality.
They have felt, deep inside the fiber of their being,
That Love draws us together,
Enables us to survive,
Defines us,
Keeps us vibrant and alive,
Keeps the planets in their orbits
And the stars twinkling above.

“Humankind cannot bear very much reality.”
T.S. Eliot, Four Quartets

Clouds

       This Love has no beginning. It has no end.

Such is the nature of the Love
We feel coming from us.
But in reality,
Love flows through us,
Unconditional, Pure in Spirit, Everlasting,
From Heaven Above.

It takes a lot of Love
To overcome the evil we meet along the way.
But Love, only Love, can prevail.
Somehow, I feel that we do as we should,
When we reach deep inside our hearts
To feel the pain of others,
And understand that a vision of Goodness
Is the only thing that will sustain us.
Now I know there is no greater Good,
Than to give Love from oneself to another,
To someone that Love
Seems to have abandoned.

God could have stayed outside your Heart. But in He came.

God could have stayed outside your Heart, but in He came.

There is enough Goodness in one heart
To fill another.
There is enough Love in every heart,
In your heart,
To give a flower of God’s Love
To everyone you meet.
Together, we form a Breathtakingly Beautiful,
Fragrant Bouquet,
From the Garden
Of God’s Bountiful Love.

These Flowers, from Heaven Above,
Are a Gift from God,
To everyone, everywhere
And everything below.

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      The Story of God’s Love is very plain to read.

“Love is most nearly itself
When here and now cease to matter.”
T.S. Eliot, Four Quartets

Your heart is incredibly beautiful,
And the most fascinating part about you.
Share the beauty with everyone,
And every living thing around you.
For we are all one and the same,
Here and nowhere in the same moment.

“Before I formed you in the womb,
I knew you.
Before you were born,
I set you apart for my holy purpose.”
Jeremiah 1:5

The Story of God’s Love
Is very plain to read,
Each page begins with you,
And it will never end.

The Story tells the Truth.
Your Love was formed
In the Mind of God,
Love here, now and everlasting.
So close your eyes and feel the Warm Embrace.
Open your arms and feel your Heart race,
Let it beat wild and free.
For the Heart that beats within
Is a Heart not even yours.
It belongs,
And has always belonged,
To another.

Brief at best,
The lives we live
Are God’s Bequest.
And the story of our lives,
Is no story at all,
Without feeling and caring,
Without sharing
The Everlasting,
Stunningly Beautiful
Gift of Love
From God.

bird's eye

The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.                                                                          – Socrates

“Driven by the forces of love,
the fragments of the world
are seeking each other,
so that the world may come into being.
Teilhard de Chardin

Physical Signs of Nutritional Deficiencies
from our friends at NaturalNews.com

No ordinary Turkey and I.

No ordinary Turkey am I.

Heart: Irregular heart beat may indicate a magnesium deficiency. High blood pressure can be remedied with lots of ascorbic acid and L-lysine daily. General heart health can be bolstered with CoQ10 or Ubiquinol.

Here‘s a comprehensive coverage of heart health herbs and supplements for heart health. And there’s of a breakdown of the herbs here.

Thyroid: A swollen throat, poor or slow digestion, and general sluggishness from hypothyroidism may be improved by adding iodine supplements or iodine-rich foods from seaweed.

Red scaly skin on face near nose: This may be a sign of vitamin B2 (riboflavin) deficiency. Supplement with B-complex vitamins or organic bee pollen granules. Make sure you’re eating enough whole grains, eggs and dairy. Plant-based foods include spinach, broccoli, Brussels sprouts, mushrooms, avocados and nuts. B2 helps activate the other B vitamins.

Mouth and tongue: Pale fissured tongueiron deficiency; sore painful fissured tongue – vitamin B3 (niacin) deficiency; sore burning tongue and lips or lips peeling – vitamin B2 deficiency; painful sore tongue with a smooth appearance – folate (B-9) deficiency – avoid synthetic folic acid.

Nails: White spots or ridges usually indicate low zinc. Soft or brittle nails usually demonstrate a magnesium deficiency.

I think the Goat wants out.

I think the Goat wants out.

Low energy, anemia: Vitamin B12 is the vitamin for these signs. Make sure that you use methylcobalamin sublingual tablets or skin patches only and include the other B vitamins as well.

Skin: Cold hands doesn’t always indicate a “warm heart.” It can indicate hypothyroidism (iodine deficiency) or low magnesium levels. Excessive spontaneous bleeding can be from insufficient vitamin C and/or vitamin K.

There are different quality levels of vitamin and mineral supplements. But if you visit the orthomolecular website, you’ll see how the right supplements at the right amounts can replace pharmaceuticals. Sources for this include:

http://prepography.com
http://health.usnews.com
http://www.naturalnews.com
http://truthwiki.org/Vitamin_B3_-_Niacin
http://truthwiki.org/Vitamin_B2_-_Riboflavin
http://truthwiki.org/B_vitamins
Learn more: http://www.naturalnews.com

NaturalNews Press Release: A Texas patent inventor has launched a collection of 3D-printable objects that function as key components in a non-electric, home-based food grow system that can be operated for pennies. The story of the invention – as well as the 3D-printable parts – is available at the non-profit www.FoodRising.org website.

The Food Rising Mini-Farm Grow Box grows enormous quantities of food without using electricity or soil. It requires no weeding and uses no pumps, motors or complex parts of any kind. It grows highly-nutritious, mineral-rich foods using about 1/20 the water of conventional agriculture and about half the space of soil gardening.

My hero, Mike Adams, also known as the “Health Ranger,” developed the system based on the work of Professor Kratky and gives away the 3D-printable parts via downloadable files at FoodRising.org. Adams is also distributing DIY videos that instruct people on how to build their own systems using inexpensive parts and common tools.

All the 3D-downloadable parts are available now at:
http://www.foodrising.org/Downloads-Food-Pro…

Pre-built systems are offered for sale and the t-glase filament needed to print out the parts is also available at www.SupplySource.com.

“The Maker movement is about empowering people with innovative, grassroots solutions that can substantially improve the quality of their lives,” Adams explains. “This Food Rising Mini-Farm Grow System allows people to produce their own mineral-rich, better-than-organic foods for mere pennies.”

In The Garden of My Rosie’s Love

AROUND SCHOOL 005As I enter her garden,
I find myself all alone.
The place I gently lay her down to sleep,
I marked with my heart,
Shaped in stone.

The softness of her gentle eyes
I carry with me day by day,
Pressed against so many memories,
For that is Love’s
Gentle way.

The way goodbye reveals itself,
To be, to stay alive,
To give those left behind
The will to live,
To thrive.

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          Rosie

Somewhere in time,
We will meet again.
For you are still alive
While
my Heart waits for you.
And Love, our Love, will survive.

Thank you.

ON FRIDAY
We will be at school working on our Shakespeare production “Twelfth Night” with Director, George Rodriguez.
School starts at 8:30 a.m. and Pickup will be at 3:15 p.m. at the school.

IMPORTANT DATES
Feb. 1 Tuition Deposits were Due for 2015-16
Mar. 6  C.P.R. & First Aid Training for all students & staff at school
Mar. 9 – 13 Spring Break Holidays
Mar. 20  Museum of the Americas (in Weatherford)
April 3 & 6 (Fri. & Mon.) Easter Holidays
April 28 Scarborough Renaissance Festival
(Drama Competition is “Twelfth Night”)
May 1 Tuition Due for 2015-16
May 4 & 5 (Mon. & Tues.) Anderson School Theatrical Production “Twelfth Night” At Stage West Theater – Come and join us.