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Tag: the grass is green on this side
time moves on
The longest day of the year has just passed and the full moon will shine this weekend. The sky is still light with a multitude of blue, purple and pink hues and time still rolls on. But we are just specks in existence, our own importance so tiny in the bigger scheme of things. Written…
Beauty is loved because it is Being
“Being is desirable because it is identical with Beauty, and Beauty is loved because it is Being. We ourselves possess Beauty when we are true to our own being; ugliness is in going over to another order; knowing ourselves, we are beautiful; in self-ignorance, we are ugly.” ― Plotinus Source: http://logicalquotes.com/plotinus-quotes/
Golden moon out Shadows swallowing her Reveals pulsating glow of life She breathes A sigh The world keeps turning Written content is © All rights are reserved. June 2010.
paint u a picture
wish i could paint u a picture of the sky this evening; sat on this balcony in this place of grey hills. and out to my right, a grey plateau hides half the vision; but behind are two tall tree tops, silhouetted, bending forth in the fresh wind. and beyond… the clouds streak across the…
The world runs rivers To the seas The earth crossed with blue shades of arteries. Pulsing lives All intertwined All connected Nothing planned Nothing certain Constantly shifting, changing course Joining others as they make their choice. Our souls run this path also Colliding with one another in serendipity Some join and flow together for all…
childhood discoveries I started drawing again… I forgot how therapeutic it is, even if just scribbles. It reminds me that there are depths to myself I have forgotten, or lost along the way. How many things we are capable of doing when we are young but that we then forget as we grow older, as…
Rumi – 13th Century Persian poet, Islamic scholar, theologian, and Sufi mystic
“Two there are who are never satisfied — the lover of the world and the lover of knowledge.” ― Rumi I can definitely relate to this particular Rumi quote – being a solivagant, and third generation child with a lust for adventure… Rumi’s meditations and quotes also remind me of Buddha and his teachings. Respect.
Thoughts on a postcard: revamped blog – what do you think?
Thoughts on a postcard: revamped blog – what do you think? So… having woken up at ridiculous o’clock again this morning, I decided that it was about time that I sat down and actually chose a decent theme to my blog – especially as it’s The Sound of One Hand Clapping’s one year anniversary; yay!
Fishing, smiles and whiling away time
Memories of good times in Sweden… first time I ever caught a fish! You can tell by the big grin on my face, I’m sure!