Sunday, November 6, 2011

Dancing as Fast as You Can?

A L O H A !

Click on the Kittens!
"I find love much like a mirror.
 When I love another, he becomes my mirror
 and I become his,
 and reflected in each other's love
 we see infinity!"

Leo Buscaglia

Sky is full of sweep
and drama
If you really look
there is more going on
than you could possibly take in.

And it's constantly
The Hawaiians of old
could read the skies.

I must say:
after 25 years
under these,
 they are beginning
to speak
to me.

" I still get wildly enthusiastic
about little things...
I play with leaves.
I skip down the street 
and run against the wind.  "

Leo Buscaglia


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 Life is busy!
That's a truism of modern life.

Many people feel
that they are on a treadmill
of never completed
tasks & obligations.

They are never
because they are thinking
about the next

The voyaging Hawaiians of old
were fully present.
"Be here now"
was not a slogan to them
it was self-evident,
a way of being
in the world.

When they voyaged open ocean,
thousands of miles,
with only stars, waves, birds,
to guide them,
they spoke of 
"Raising Islands."

Through their Mana
their Spiritual Energy
they brought the mountain 
to Mohammed.

They followed the right,
the Pono way
of being
and acting.

They blessed and became one
with the canoe,
the crew,
the sea
and sky.

And by maintaining this 
they brought the islands
to them.

Over the horizon
first as a bird,
or cloud
or swell,
they raised the island
to which they voyaged.

So be in your present.
Don't 'chase'
Live this very moment.

And when the next arrives
live that one
as well.

And all will be

Bless Us!

Thanks for your welcome visit,
YOUR comments are cherished.

                                                                                                Warmly, cloudia

by the great HERB KANE
more here 


Anonymous said...

yes, focus on the present, and the future will take care of itself.

Ileana said...

I am here NOW, enjoying your photos and words. Aloha and ciao ciao. said...

always gret to see your posts and reflect about it

Windsmoke. said...

Plan for your future and focus on the here and now because no one else will :-).

ayala said...

Often I say we have here and now...that's all we have. Nice post :)

Lynn said...

It's always so lovely visiting here. Mahalo.

DeniseinVA said...

How true! Love this post, but then I always do when I visit. Thank you Cloudia.

FilipBlog said...

nice kitties.


Maude Lynn said...

This is so true!

Teresa said...

Great post. Thanks for the reminder. With kittens as cute as those, how can we help but savor being in that moment?

Erika said...

Very nice quotes and pictures.
Wish you a good new week.
❀ Erika ❀

The Bipolar Diva said...

Those clouds and Diamond Head are amazing!

Elephant's Child said...

I love your reminder to live in the here and now. And the cloud photo was sublime. Thanks.

magiceye said...


namaste /\ from mumbai

Rick said...

Indeed - live life consciously ! Good words to remember as we often rush through each day. To where ... ?

Fireblossom said...

Like Scarlet, I am here now! LOL.

Lori Skoog said... know I try to live every moment, and with no regrets. Each day is very precious. Great post.

Linnea said...

I like that "Be here now." Good advice to be reminded of!

Hilary said...

Good reminder.. and those kitties are adorable.

Cloudia said...

and we are all together!

黄清华 Wong Ching Wah said...

Those cute little kitties made my day !

Anonymous said...

Being in the moment - wise words and so hard to achieve at times!

Lovely shots.

Joanna Jenkins said...

"Live this very moment." That's the best advice there is.

As always, your post is beautiful and thought provoking. Thanks, xo jj

Kay said...

What a beautiful, meaningful post, Cloudia. You do have to be reminded every so often to live in the present. I'm often thinking of what I need to do next. Thank you.

Pietro Brosio said...

All very enjoyable pictures, Cloudia, fantastic the three kittens!

Reader Wil said...

Thanks for your photos and words! Groetjes, Wil!

Bob Bushell said...

Spendid photos.

ashok said...

lovely post

Akelamalu said...

Lovely post Cloudia. x

Reanaclaire said...

Meaningful quotes once again, Cloudia.. have a nice week ahead..

Quay Po Cooks said...

So I see you really like the definition of love by one of Dr Leo's students:D I love your kitties!

Laura said...

Cloudia, such precious wisdom you have here is where we are, always are, even when we forget. Thank you so much for all of your visits, I'm sorry I've not been the best blog neighbor...but, I have been practicing presence with my family and so it is.

bobbybegood1 said...

We are definately sisters in SPIRIT. First, I almost died from sheer pleasure when I saw those gorgeous kittens. Second, your post lives deep in my soul. If we could all remember that that is exactly what we are - SOULS/SPIRITS expressing in human form - we would not have to look outside ourselves for happiness. We would realize that we ARE happiness. Brillant post! Cheers my friend!!

Daryl said...

baby steps

Sandy said...

The kitties made me melt as did the quotes. I hope you have a nice week. =)

21 Wits said...

I adore my visits through your posts, and quotes, and I especially can relate to Leo Buscaglia's view on life! Thanks, Cloudia and Aloha!!!!!

Bitch said...

Something to think about!!
Here with you....

Myrna R. said...

I saw Leo Buscaglia in person a long time ago. He was so inspirational. And so are you.

Cloudia said...

I SO love it when we share like this!!!