Monday, July 28, 2014

Luminous Thirds

A  L  O  H  A !

"Things turn out best 
for the people 
who make the best
 out of the way
 things turn out. "
                             Art Linkletter

Sounds trivial
but deeply true

 is particularly hard
you divide it
 into small jobs. "
                       Henry Ford

This truth got me through
university . . . . and 

" When a noble life 
has prepared old age, 
it reveals not decline
but immortality's
 first days. "
                               Germaine De Stael


Threes & thirds
describe something,
ARE something
deep & fundamental.

The stool will not stand
without a third leg.

There is no Story
Beginning, Middle
& End.

Till age Thirty
we become/mold
prove ourselves
in the becoming,
acquire Skills
and Lessons.

From Thirty
to Sixty
we mate, create,
most reproduce,
raise young,
make family,
community and
continue to learn
to ripen;
We peak 
build wealth
and regrets.

From Sixty on
we synthesize,
we realize
our themes &
the Truth about 
and our experience.

& Surprises.

Time to meditate
to dream,
to fully Feel
the Wonder of
Being Alive,
in the shadows
of eternity.

And if we are 
we find one last boon
the chance to
and Be Loved,
through person,
and planet.


Thanks for visiting
for hanging here!

            Fondly, cloudia


the walking man said...

Oh yeah I get it. You answered my asked question on my blog. Because my days of mating are surely I must be now 61. Besides what kind of nut would have a kid when he's 60? Well come to think of it I sort of am having a kid today. What would Art say, he knew more kids than anyone I can think of---well except for maybe Bozo. I guess that would depend on ratings though...confusion.

eViL pOp TaRt said...

What a wonderful interpretation of the life cycle, Cloudia! It all comes together in the last part......

Adam said...

that henry ford quote is very fitting for him

Birdman said...

A best friend taught me the 'secret' of make BIG jobs small. They always get done.

Brian Miller said...

amen....and threes are a special number...they make for strength...we are given life...and much of it is what we make of it...and what we are blessed with along the, kids, life....

aloha from va

PerthDailyPhoto said...

The most uplifting post I've read today Cloudia.

TexWisGirl said...

i love that first image!

ifthethunderdontgetya™³²®© said...

Great sunset, Cloudia.

Cloudia said...

So happy we shared today, each of You. Thanks😺

Teresa said...

Magnificent pictures and wonderful thoughts on aging...

Elephant's Child said...

Thank you.

Cloudia said...

Thank YOU both

Anonymous said...

Wonderful synopsis of life's journey. Love a jillion times is better than none.

William Kendall said...

I got a laugh out of Walking Man's comment- I saw a snarky columnist's post today about Mick Jagger still knocking up models after seventy.

Beautiful shots!