Posts in Ranch paintings
Ways to be brave . . .

“There are so many ways to be brave in this world. Sometimes bravery involves laying down your life for something bigger than yourself, or for someone else. Sometimes it involves giving up everything you have ever known, or everyone you have ever loved, for the sake of something greater.  But sometimes it doesn't.  Sometimes it is nothing more than gritting your teeth through pain, and the work of every day, the slow walk toward a better life. That is the sort of bravery I must have now.” Veronica Roth 

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Dominion over the cow and the horse . . . Does that include the dog?

"The very beginning of Genesis tells us that God created man in order to give him dominion over fish and fowl and all creatures. Of course, Genesis was written by a man, not a horse. There is no certainty that God actually did grant man dominion over other creatures. What seems more likely, in face, is that man invented God to sanctify the dominion that he had usurped for himself over the cow and the horse".  Milan Kundera, The Unbearable LIghtness of Being.

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