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Monthly Archives: January 2015

Winter Haiku in Black & White by Bette A. Stevens

It has been a few years since I snowshoed, but it brings being outside during an Alberta winter to life. It does make for a perfect day.

Bette A. Stevens, Maine Author

SNOWSHOE Haiku BW Boost bas 2015

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Just a thought: Peace may live in many places, though the best being when it lives in our hearts. – George-B.

Just a thought: Peace may live in many places, though the best being when it lives in our hearts. – George-B..

This is a wonderful quote from George. Love from the heart is pure love. From the heart, we can give it without asking for anything in return. It is letting go in a passive way.

CAFE CLOSED

We find ourselves in those quiet, still moments. Paradoxically, we lose ourselves there, as well.

Take the First Step

Each step begins a new journey.

How wonderful

It is wonderful when we can begin to make the world a better place without any encouragement and that the actions are their own rewards.

Bright, shiny objects!

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my cats

We don’t own a cat. We did once and she was special. I think Charles Bukowski gets it right that when we have a pet they are our teachers. I always tell people who cat really owned us. We have opportunities to learn from whatever appears in our world and space. When we stop and sense closely, deeply, it is a learning experience that sometimes only reveals itself much later.

I know. I know.
they are limited, have different
needs and
concerns.

but I watch and learn from them.
I like the little they know,
which is so
much.

they complain but never
worry,
they walk with a surprising dignity.
they sleep with a direct simplicity that
humans just can’t
understand.

their eyes are more
beautiful than our eyes.
and they can sleep 20 hours
a day
without
hesitation or
remorse.

when I am feeling
low
all I have to do is
watch my cats
and my
courage
returns.

I study these
creatures.

they are my
teachers.

A Secret Order

For chaos to exist, there must be order. The two exist not separately but with each other sharing the best of what each offers.

Art is never finished

The picture and quote are lovely. They reminded me that art and living are expressions which are never completed. We are always expressing our self anew just as wonderful artists express themselves and their work anew.

ELYSIAN

ELYSIAN

I was in the air and in airports most of the day. These are wonderful images with an inspiring short post between the images. We find heaven in many places when our eyes, hearts, and minds are open. When this happens, we feel it in our bodies. It is a sensational experiencing.

Skeleton Shadows (Tanka)

Perhaps, much of life is moving through shadows and thinking they are more concrete than they really are. It is only when we strip the trees and forests do we experience their essence and ours.

Dom DiFrancesco

Skeleton shadows

Congregate where man doth tread

Forrest stripped naked

 

~~ Dominic R. DiFrancesco ~~

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