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Old 26th August 2007, 11:40 AM   #1
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"If it doesn't grow Corn ..."

A coping mechanism I try to remember and adhere to regarding anything troublesome life may throw in my path. I hope it helps those of you whom could use it!

"If it doesn't grow Corn ..."

is a phrase based in the Native American philosophy of daily living. Simply, it means:

"If what you are doing, learning, feeling, or thinking isn't making your life and the lives of others around you better, then why do it?"

It asks us to question, simplify and focus our energy in ways that will improve all life.

"Is it growing Corn?" a question you can ask yourself about any aspect of your life. If the answer is "yes", continue.

If it doesn't grow Corn...don't do it.
"Well, I've wrestled with reality for 35 years, Doctor, and I'm happy to state I finally won out over it."
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Old 26th August 2007, 11:41 AM   #2
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2sunny smiles in delight at C=Lion.
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Old 26th August 2007, 2:47 PM   #3
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I've never heard that one C. It's an interesting perspective, more the greater whole instead of solely focusing on self. I like it.

On the other hand, I do have to tease you about it. What do you fertilize corn with?
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Old 26th August 2007, 4:23 PM   #4
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TBF, is that you in your avatar?

If so, I don't know how my hormones might react.

There are so many gorgeous women on LS, dammit.

waiting for one of them to just give in already!
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Old 26th August 2007, 4:27 PM   #5
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It might be or might not be but I appreciate the compliment.

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