Friday, July 3, 2020

Onward Voyager

A   L   O   H   A !
Every painting is a voyage 

into a sacred harbour.

Giotto di Bondone

There's nothing written in the Bible, 

Old or New testament, that says, 

If you believe in Me, you ain't 

going to have no troubles.

Ray Charles

Just to be is a blessing. 

Just to live is holy.

    Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel*

 Pleasure is spread 

through the earth in

stray gifts to be claimed 

by whoever shall find.

William Wordsworth, 1806

Palm Grove At Waikiki
I didn't want to tell the tree 

or weed what it was.

I wanted it to tell me something 

and through me express its 

meaning in nature.

     Wynn Bullock

I began to have an idea of my life, 

not as the slow shaping 

of achievement to fit

my preconceived purposes, but 

as the gradual discovery and growth 

of a purpose which I did not know.

Joanna Field

Love YOU,
                      Cloudia & Pixie

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Considered “one of the truly great men” of his day and a “great prophet” by Martin Luther King, Jr., Heschel articulated to many Jewish Americans and African Americans the notion that they had a responsibility for each other’s liberation and for the plight of all suffering fellow humans around the world (“Conversation with Martin Luther King,” 2).  Link


Elephant's Child said...

Responsibility is a concept we need to hear more about. Sadly it too often gets drowned by the clamour for 'rights'.

Bhavesh Chhatbar said...

I hope you're doing good dear Claudia! ❤

Mike said...

Just to be... can be a lot of work.

eileeninmd said...

Beautiful images Cloudia! Love the first reflection/sky photo.

Take care, Enjoy your 4th of July weekend!

PerthDailyPhoto said...

Love the tall Hawaiian palms, the soft peaceful Hawaiian music and of course the spectacular Pixie 💛 Happy weekend mon amie 🌴

magiceye said...

Beautiful captures!

RedPat said...

Love the pics especially the Hibiscus! It says Hawaii to me!

Spare Parts and Pics said...

Pretty shots. I like the Ray Charles quote!

William Kendall said...

Pixie is striking her Thinker pose.

abasozora said...

it looks so natural, I like to see it have a good weekend

Jim said...

Beautiful reflection.

Sandee said...

Lovely, just lovely and that cat has the best coloring ever.

Thank you for joining the Feline Friday Blog Hop.

Have a purrfect Feline Friday and weekend. ♥

DeniseinVA said...

Thank you for the music, photos and wise words, all beautiful! :)

bonnie said...

Ooh, spotted Honolulu at Skywatch Friday & had to come check it out. I'm from Aiea although living in NYC for many many years now. Lovely to see some scenes from home. <3

Light and Voices said...

Greetings and Salutations! Happy Fourth of July! Pixie looks like she is cleaning herself. What a cutie.