Last weekend on one of my walks with Juhi and Raul in Ontario I stumbled upon this mural which caught my eye. My curiosity led me to learn the following.

Among the Anishinaabe people, the Teachings of the Seven Grandfathers is a set of teachings that demonstrate what it means to live a “Good Life.” They detail human conduct towards others, the Earth, and all of Nature. The seven teachings are gifts as follows: love from the eagle; respect from the buffalo; courage from the bear; honesty from the sasquatch; wisdom from the beaver; humility from the wolf; and truth from the turtle.

Is it not interesting how each culture emphasizes these very values? I wish for the day when many of us start living from this space. Wow! What a world we can create for future generations.

In the spirit of service with humility,


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