Wednesday, January 31, 2018

What's Super, Blue, and Blood Red?

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 “The moon is a loyal companion.
It never leaves. It’s always there, 
watching, steadfast, knowing us 
in our light and dark moments, 
changing forever just as we do. -















Every day it’s a different 
version of itself. -

















-Sometimes 
weak and wan, sometimes 
strong and full of light. -















- The moon understands 
what it means to be human. -


















-Uncertain. Alone. Cratered 
by imperfections.” 
                        Tahereh Mafi
















“A doctor once told me 
I feel too much. I said, 
so does god. that’s 
why you can see 
the grand canyon 
from the moon.” 
           Andrea Gibson

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Tuesday, January 30, 2018

For Life

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"How like a queen comes 
forth the lonely Moon
From the slow opening 
curtains of the clouds
Walking in beauty to 
her midnight throne!"
           George Croly







"Gratitude is one of 
the most medicinal 
emotions we can feel. 
It elevates our moods 
and fills us with joy."
      Sara Avant Stover


I am grateful to the birds
for visiting my mornings.






"Join me with your hands, 
wings, hoofs or fins. 
In my sublime applause. 
Join me in the pure 
atmosphere of 
gratitude. For life."
            Hafiz




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Monday, January 29, 2018

Everything It Covers

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“Once you accept, 
truly accept, that 
stuff will happen 
to you and there is 
nothing you can 
do about it, stress 
miraculously 
leaves your life.” 
            Srikumar Rao







 "We are not permitted 
to choose the frame 
of our destiny. -










- But what we 
put into it 
is ours."
    Dag Hammarskjold







"Kindness is like snow- 
it beautifies 
everything it covers."
          Anonymous
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Sunday, January 28, 2018

No Compassion - No Judgements

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"Make no judgments 
where you have 
no compassion."
        Anne McCaffrey






“I do not care 
what comes after; 
I have seen the dragons 
on the wind of morning.” 
         Ursula K. Le Guin






"Time, Small, Friend.
 When the flower blossoms, 
the bee will come."
      Srikumar Rao 





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Saturday, January 27, 2018

The Big Job

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"Fairy tales are 
more than true
not because they tell us 
that dragons exist but 
because they tell us that 
dragons can be beaten."
              Neil Gaiman






"Somewhere between the 
start of the trail and 
the end is the mystery: 
why we choose to walk.” 
              Unknown









"Kindness is like snow - it 
beautifies everything it covers."
Author Unknown


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We all want to make that Big Start;
That New Beginning. We want to do
Spring Cleaning. But it's overwhelming.

That's why you don't do it weekly.

We see the entire elephant
and feel good about deciding 
to eat it later. Definitely. Gonna do it.
Just not today. But you are just paying
the 'Vig'* on your anxiety and your life.
Bargaining with thboogeyman.*  

I had a boss who used to say:
'Just do something today to move
the mission, the contract, the pile of 
tasks. The day you leave here, your
In Box will not be empty. That has
to be OK. Just do one thing today,
with all the routine & house keeping.'

Just do the thing you notice,
the thing at hand.

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Friday, January 26, 2018

Through A Crystal

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 “Nothing is the truth nor a lie.
Everything depends on the color
Of the crystal through 
which one sees it”
    Pedro Calderón de la Barca












“Because one believes in oneself, 
one doesn't try to convince others. 
Because one is content with oneself, 
one doesn't need others' approval. 
Because one accepts oneself, 
the whole world
accepts him or her.”
        Lao Tzu










"We sit silently and watch the world around us. This has taken a lifetime to learn. It seems only the old are able to sit next to one another and not say anything and still feel content. The young, brash and impatient, must always break the silence. It is a waste, for silence is pure. Silence is holy. It draws people together because only those who are comfortable with each other can sit without speaking. This is the great paradox."
                         Nicholas Sparks



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Thursday, January 25, 2018

Trees and People

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"We're each of us
alone, to be sure.
What can you do
but hold your hand
out in the dark.'
Ursula LeGuin









 "When your heart speaks 
take good notes."
           Judith Campbell 











"When you go out into the woods
and you look at trees, you see
all these different trees. And some
of them are bent, and some of them
are straight, and some of them
are evergreens, and some of them
are whatever. And you look at
the tree and you allow it.

You appreciate it.

You see why it is the way it is.

You sort of understand that it
didn’t get enough light, and so
it turned that way. And you don’t
get all emotional about it.
You just allow it.
You appreciate the tree. -








- The minute you get near humans,
you lose all that. And you are
constantly saying “You’re too this,
or I’m too this.” That judging mind
comes in. And so
I practice turning
people into trees.
Which means
appreciating them
just the way
they are."
Ram Das






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Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Light, Dark, Certitude

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"My sorrow, when she's 
here with me, thinks 
these dark days of 
autumn rain are beautiful 
as days can be; she 
loves the bare, the withered tree; 
she walks the sodden pasture lane."
                        Robert Frost 









"I am... a mushroom; 
On whom the dew 
of heaven drops 
now and then."
                         John Ford  
                                 [Legendary Film Maker]














"Hope is a certitude, 
for  good is eternal 
and evil transitory."
 Éliphas Lévi
b. Alphonse Louis Constant 
(February 8, 1810 – May 31, 1875)
"French occult author and ceremonial magician."  




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Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Luminosity Hiding in the Shadow of the Mundane

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“We do not see things 
as they are. We see 
things as we are.”
      Rabbi Shemuel ben Nachmani









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"During times of universal deceit, 
telling the truth becomes
 a revolutionary act."
         George Orwell 









Coot?
“I believe that there is 
luminosity hiding in the 
shadow of the mundane. 
And things that hover at 
the periphery of our vision. 
If that’s magic, then 
I believe in it.”
           Natasha Mostert


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