Thursday, April 8, 2010

Thankful Thursday

God my Friend is so good about reminding me who I am. 
Why I am here on the blog and what good I can do, knowledge I can offer.
He gave me this life time to gain the experience strength and hope that I now posses.

Recently plagiarism of the materials here without even a "thank You" caught me up into a attitude of resentment. I looked like this...
Why should I spend such great efforts in sharing my understanding when others are selling books on it and making money. Now mind you my hands are full and if I neglected my family and duties I could write such a script. For me however knowing my own personal limitation given the scope of my life I have not done so. But I did have the energy to be offended and that says some pretty sad things about a lack of character shown in on my part.

So in honor of Thankfulness I will offer up again freely those things gained with such great efforts over so many many years

4 comments:

Denise said...

I love you sis.

Cathy said...

That is really too bad. I can see how you feel as you do. Another friend also mentioned something like this to me. It kinda makes me question my music I have on my website, though I have copyrights.

Donetta said...

Cathy Copyrights do not seem to matter unless you have the time and money to get a lawer.
Well It is my heart issue that I am adressing.
If I hold my heart back when it is within me to give then I am in error.
Sharing knowledge and saving history was my goal. I can not let my attitudes get in the way of that.I suggest that if you really do not want to loose your music you look into copyright laws to find the best way to protect it. Perhaps even speaking to a lawyer.

Patty said...

Wow you have incredible self control, if I was in your position you'd better believe this would be a much angrier rant ;)

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