May 2, 2016 By Ann Grasso Posted May 2, 2016 In Musings May 2, 20162016-05-022016-02-28https://anngrassopatternart.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/ann-grasso-logo-web-200x40.pngAnn Grasso Pattern Arthttps://anngrassopatternart.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/11/ann-grasso-logo-web-200x40.png200px200px 0 4 “The Master said: “I enlighten only the enthusiastic; I guide only the fervent…” – Confucius Showing 4 comments patsy monk May 2, 2016 Reply Fortunately, the Master did not limit the time frame to be ‘enthusiastic’. In today’s fractured personal time, it may be 24 hours or 24 days later, speaking personally, that I can expose myself to the opportunity to be enthused. Ann Grasso May 2, 2016 Reply In your paradigm, is enlightenment then also delayed? Angela Werner May 2, 2016 Reply The seed only grows in fertile ground. Ann Grasso May 2, 2016 Reply And I believe it is up to each of us who have become aware to help ameliorate the soil. I think of trees that grow out of tiny rock crevices. Sometimes it takes very little encouragement – a well-placed word, a bit of praise, or just listening. Leave a Comment Cancel reply Upload attachment (Allowed file types: jpg, png, pdf, maximum file size: 10MB. Notify me of followup comments via e-mail. You can also subscribe without commenting.