The Wizard of Oz story reinforces and reminds you that you already have within you the power to co-create your life with the Universe. Instead of clicking your heels three times simply look within, listen and trust, “there’s no place like home.” Home is in the wisdom within your own heart and soul.
Go with the flow is often espoused to remind oneself or others that there is a natural progression. However, few people fully understand this common and profound idiom. The universe has a natural flow – we see this natural flow taking place minute by minute.
This Hurts Me More Than It Hurts You: In Words and Pictures, Children Share How Spanking Hurts and What To Do Instead is not another parenting tome by an ivory-towered theorist. This eye-opening book is written and illustrated by those most affected by spanking — children. Their words and drawings show that spanking doesn’t result in the behaviors parents and teachers desire. Instead, it sows seeds of pain, despair, humiliation, confusion, anger — and the continuation of a cycle of violence.
“The future of any society depends on its ability to foster the healthy development of the next generation. Extensive research on the biology of stress now shows that healthy development can be derailed by excessive or prolonged activation of stress response systems in the body (especially the brain), with damaging effects on learning, behavior, and health across the lifespan.”
The legacy of physical punishment. Even though the events they described happened years before, when they told the part about the Mrs. Beasley doll, both women began to sob.