Nothing is dead. People feign themselves dead, and endure mock funerals and mournful obituaries. And there they stand, looking out the window, sound and well in some strange new disguise. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson
All failures are apparent, not real. Every slip, every fall, every return to selfishness is a lesson learned, an experience gained, from which a golden grain of wisdom is extracted… ~ James Allen
We don’t need more to be thankful for, we just need to be more thankful. ~ Carlos Castaneda
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CONGRATULATIONS CALIFORNIA…just a matter of “time” before the rest of the country and the world follow suit. Below is an excerpt from an article published today by the Los Angeles Times. For me, legalization is One of the signs we are spiraling UP in vibration and the collective is awakening…next will be Psilocybin Mushrooms but we have to go One plant at a time. ~ Mynzah
***Article Excerpt: Californians voted to legalize recreational marijuana in 2016, and the historic law permitting such businesses took effect New Year’s Day — creating the largest legal pot market in the country. Among the many celebrants were Berkeley Mayor Jesse Arreguin and state Sen. Nancy Skinner, who cut a ceremonial green ribbon to mark the first sale.
As Lucas Starr, 33, perused the shop, he thought about how much perceptions of marijuana had shifted during his lifetime. Growing up, the message from his parents and from society, he said, was that marijuana was a dangerous drug — a gateway toward a wrecked life. He thought back to the PSA commercials showing a fried egg and an announcer intoning, “This is your brain on drugs.” Starr, a musician and producer visiting from Dallas, said he initially bought into the fear, but eventually smoked marijuana and found that it calmed his anxiety.
Customer Judy Malgeri, 65, also finds marijuana therapeutic. She uses it to manage pain and bring back her appetite during chemotherapy for ovarian cancer. Although she already had a medicinal-marijuana card, she said she was very happy to see recreational pot legalized — anything that brings marijuana further into the mainstream, she said, is a good thing.
“It’s about time,” she said, shaking her head at the memory of an era when police hassled people over a single seed of marijuana in a car. “Arrested for a joint? That’s so sad. It’s a fruit of the Earth.” ~ Los Angeles Times, January 2nd, 2018 article
complete article here: Los Angeles Times
The innermost light, shining peacefully and timelessly in the heart, is the real Guru. All others merely show the way. ~ Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj
Whatsoever that be within us that feels, thinks, desires, and animates, is something celestial, divine, and, consequently, imperishable. ~ Aristotle
Stop telling it like it is and start telling it like you WANT it to be! ~ Abraham-Hicks