Glimmer Here or There Things are as they are. Looking out into the universe at night, we make no comparisons between right and wrong stars, nor between well and badly arranged constellations.
……~ Alan Watts #AlanWatts #stars #wrong #universe #CWWOL20120313 #right #glimmer
. Yesterday’s Opening became today’s Instrument. Each of us is an instrument in the lives of those we come into contact with. We can create harmony or discord, but play we must. Happiness is when what you think, what you say, and what you do are in harmony.
……~ Mahatma Gandhi
A painting is a symbol for the universe. Inside it, each piece relates to the other. Each piece is only answerable to the rest of that little world. So, probably in the total universe, there is that kind
I would expect a breakthrough, she said, except that if it doesn’t happen I’ll be even more depressed. At least if I expect the worst, when it comes I can console myself about being right. Look at that sun, striving to break through the thick cloud cover. Breakthrough I am looking for breakthroughs all the time. I expect them, and the clouds dissipate. The sun illuminates my life, teaches me what I need to know about being a light bringer to the darkness. Thoughts are things,
What Was Your Face Before You Were Born? When the heart bursts into flame history completely disappears and lightning strikes the ocean in each cell. – There, before origins, where the double helix is struck like a tuning fork there is a hum on which the universe is strung. (by Stephen Levine, in The Way Ahead, edited by Eddie and Debbie Shapiro.) #DebbieShapiro #EddieSahpiro #StephenLevine #CarolWiebe #WhatWasYourFaceBeforeYouWereBorn #doublehelix #TheWayAhead #poetry #univ
My son and I had a conversation yesterday about making plans. January is a month where plan making is a traditional, often dreaded, ritual. We have a special name for January plans, and it is very solemn. Be it resolved that I lose “x” pounds.
Be it resolved that I become completely organized and efficient.
Be it resolved that I find a mate/dump a mate/get a date. You know what I’m talking about. Those fairy tales we make up and dub “resolutions” but which seldom end up helpi
“Sometimes the world speaks to us unbidden, if we have the ears to hear it.” I heard that line on a show called Recreating Eden, on July 30, 2008. Unfortunately, I didn’t catch the name of the person to attribute it to. But I agree with the gist: it’s all about surprise, being open to surprise and joy, cultivating a willingness to experience them, fully. I am always listening for the messages that the world, or life, is speaking. I will not pretend that I receive full blown