Yesterday got too busy to Pearl, so, today, we’ll go deep into the archives, back to the first few months here on WordPress, to a rather extensive older style Pearl, which, when first posted, got almost no traffic…. I guess nobody knew I was around yet…. It’s a bit wordy, but, not bad; feel free to comment, as it dives pretty deep…I hope you enjoy this little, or, not so little, blast from the past….
Gird your grid for a big one, ffolkes……
“Change your opinions, keep to your principles; Change your leaves, leave intact your roots.” — Victor Hugo
This particular inclusion represents what is, to my mind, an absolutely perfect example of what makes a good Pearl of Virtual Wisdom*. (See below) Fifteen words, none complex, put together in a simple way to present an idea, a concept that is far more profound than the simplicity of its structure might imply. No extra adjectives to suggest passion or unnecessary emotion, while still heeding the need for it as motivation. Good advice, almost a corollary of the Golden Rule, one that goes one step further, to include the possibility and promise of Change. In Peruaosophy, we learned axiom #2: “The nature of the Universe is Change. Unpredictable, innovative transformation of Reality is the Norm. If you have a problem with this, you’re in…
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