The Wisdom of the First Lady


” I wake up every morning in a house built by slaves.” —Michelle Obama

 

“Shut not your doors to me proud libraries,

For that which was lacking on all your well-fill’d shelves.

yet needed most, I bring,

Forth from the war emerging, a book I have made,

The words of my book nothing, the drift of it every thing,

A book separate, not link’d with the rest felt by the intellect,

But you ye untold latencies will thrill to every page.”

—Walt Whitman

 

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There isn’t much more to be said here except that we can listen to the wise words here and work to change our world from what it is today, to the visions that others like Michelle Obama see. We can make the American dream work again and we don’t need to exclude other people or be racists, or haters. We can build America up again with compassion, gentleness, helping, sharing and caring about each other.

 

Namaste

Barbara

2 thoughts on “The Wisdom of the First Lady

  1. The American constitution is probably the finest in the world. Like many other wise teachings, there is no lack of them, only an unwillingness by some to abide by them. Still we drudge on the, the will keeps on being born and is indomitable. 🙂

  2. Dr. Rex says:

    Reblogged this on It Is What It Is and commented:
    The strength of America lies in its diversity ….. the virtual melting pot. That’s their fear …

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