Wednesday Wisdom – The Method of the Grandmother

Hello!

This week’s Wednesday wisdom  includes ideas worth sharing, admiration and the mystical way of the grandma!  My great grandfather just celebrated his 106th birthday. The love he has shown to his family and community has been broad,deep and interconnected. His life is a treasure and a testament to service, love and family. Mr. Jackson- this one is for you!

Love yourself and love each other!

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