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I’m playing with video because, y’know, if a picture is worth a thousand words, a video is worth at least a couple thousand. Includes terrific words on forgiveness by poet David Whyte.

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  • lovesturtles4
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    Love seeing you, hearing you, feeling present with you across time and space.

    Love the poem. Forgive ourselves. Yes.

    xxoo, R

    On Wed, Aug 17, 2016 at 8:40 PM, the Art of Practice wrote:

    > Lesley Howard posted: “I’m playing with video because, y’know, if a > picture is worth a thousand words, a video is worth at least a couple > thousand. Includes terrific words on forgiveness by poet David Whyte. > https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NYeBMccnSW0” >

    • Lesley Howard
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      Thank you Rachel … dunno why forgiveness is so hard but there it is. And of course you are the one who gifted me that marvelous book!

  • Bari
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    👍👍👍

    • Lesley Howard
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      🙂

  • Susan
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    I liked seeing your words!

    • Lesley Howard
      Reply

      Thank you Susan!

  • judithclarkewrites
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    I love this, Lesley. Thank you.

    • Lesley Howard
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      Thanks, Judy!

  • Judy Krueger
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    “something is better than nothing” In our house we say “it was more than zero” Your video was definitely worth more than a couple thousand words. Well done!

    • Lesley Howard
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      More than zero is also *excellent*! Hear hear!

  • christine.brownlie
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    Les, thanks for sharing this with such acceptance and dignity!

    • Lesley Howard
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      It took several tries to get there — fifty years’ worth, actually 🙂

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