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Glenda Taylor, Elder, Scholar, Educator

Glenda Taylor

Teacher Speaker Elder

Glenda Taylor, in the 78 years of her amazing life, has led workshops and retreats and has lectured widely to diverse groups on topics ranging in scope from history to poetry, from spirituality to psychology, from current events to cross-cultural mythology, from cultural traditions to individual creativity.  During that time she has created and collected a large body of wisdom that is being digitized onto this website.  Glenda is also Director of the Fellowship of Comparative Religion and Earthsprings Retreat Center.

What’s This Website?

This website includes wisdom from many sources.  Here you will find writings, videos, podcasts, a vast archive of quotations and images as well as a variety of other materials. Explore the variety of content. Register on our secure server to receive updates and participate fully on this website!

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Enjoy the free content here.  The work of digitizing and adding content continues; you are encouraged to join the community and support this on-going work. Supporters receive discounts on courses, retreats, phone consultations; they are also invited to a free once-a-year website-community retreat at Earthsprings Retreat Center; they have access to additional content on this website; they participate in an online discussion group that influences the development of the content of the website.

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Wisdom comes in many categories on this website, including history and culture, mythology and pyschology, spirituality and ecology, poetry and imagery, quotations and commentary, and much more...

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Latest Posting: Justice and Ethics

Bust of Aristotle. Marble, Roman copy after a Greek bronze original by Lysippos from 330 BC; the alabaster mantle is a modern addition. Via Wikimedia. Public Domain

People today are caught up in a vital discussion about ethics and justice.   Here is a selection of quotations for consideration.

“There may be times when we are powerless to prevent injustice, but there must never be a time when we fail to protest.” Elie Wiesel

“Truth never damages a cause that is just.”   Mahatma Gandhi

“Every time we turn our heads the other way when we see the law flouted, when we tolerate what we know to be wrong, when we close our eyes and ears to the corrupt because we are too busy or too frightened, when we fail to speak up and speak out, we strike a blow against freedom and decency and justice.”  Robert F. Kennedy

“In case of dissension, never dare to judge till you've heard the other side.”  Euripides

“The Pledge of Allegiance says 'liberty and justice for all'. Which part of 'all' don't you understand?”  Pat Schroeder

“In keeping silent about evil, in burying it so deep within us that no sign of it appears on the surface, we are implanting it, and it will rise up a thousand-fold in the future. When we neither punish nor reproach evildoers, we are not simply protecting their trivial old age, we are thereby ripping the foundations of justice from beneath new generations.”  ― Aleksandr I. Solzhenitsyn

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From the Archive: An Excerpt from "What Every American Should Know About Women's History"

Belva Lockwood. This work is from the Brady-Handy collection at the Library of Congress. Public Domain

Belva Ann Lockwood (October 24, 1830 - May 19, 1917) was an attorney, politician, author, and noted feminist. Lockwood overcame many social and personal obstacles related to gender restrictions of her time to gain a good education. After college she  was actively involved with working towards equal pay for women teachers and for wormen's rights in general...

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“Time is a game played beautifully by children.”  Heraclitus

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Testimonials

“Glenda Taylor is gifted as a discerning scholar and an engaging teacher, sharing the wisdom found within humanity’s ancient and modern spiritual traditions and making them applicable in today’s evolving world.”  Dawn Warren, Spiritual Retreat Leader, Educator

“Glenda Taylor’s teachings opened my eyes to the depth, beauty, and truth in all spiritual practices. Seeing the world as interconnected and multifaceted, with the richness of differing perspectives, has become the foundation of how I view the world and my place in it.”  Jean Friedman, Educator

“It has been my good fortune to have known Glenda Taylor for almost 30 years. A world class teacher and writer, her vast knowledge and gentle demeanor are a gift to all. She is truly one of a kind.”  Carol Henderson, Art Dealer, Writer, Ranch Owner

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Take A Course

You may dive deeper into the sorts of content on this website by taking online interactive courses with Glenda Taylor.  Here  you will find courses Glenda has prepared on a variety of subjects. The most current “Taoism, the Watercourse Way” is a self-paced course in eight lessons.  Other courses are "in the hopper" and will be available soon.

Schedule Phone Consultation

For personal consultation with Glenda Taylor concerning any of the topics on this website or for conversation about individual concerns, you may schedule a time for such a consult by clicking the button below. All scheduling and consultations are, of course, private and confidential.

Enjoy A Retreat

Earthsprings Retreat Center, located on 70 secluded wooded acres in the edge of the Davy Crockett National Forest in East Texas, hosts retreats, workshops, and other activities where the One And All Wisdom community converges. Learn more by visiting the retreat center website page, Earthsprings.net.

Book Glenda as Speaker

Glenda Taylor has given lectures and workshops to audiences at universities, religious organizations, civic groups, health and healing conferences, women’s action groups, and at various other places.  To schedule Glenda for a talk or workshop at your venue or organization, contact her by phone or email.

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