This was taken in New York State, a few summers ago. It was a sunny day, and I was out exploring, in fact, this was my first time to this part of the State, I had read an article on an abandoned health resort, it was so intriguing I wanted to see it for myself. I blogged about that trip the year I went. This is one of the pictures that in that file.
Timing in life, is so important, PL Precept #19 Begin Once you perceive and PL Precept # 17 Grasp What is Most Essential
Had I not been in the States on that day, enjoying the sights, and wandering down a side street I would never have been able to capture that picture. The home was bathed in sunlight and shade, the breeze was just right, lifting the flag for almost picture perfect memory. Whenever I see this picture I’m reminded of that trip, and I want to explore more of the small towns in that area.
Rev. Eisuke and I were talking yesterday of how it is so easy to “perceive” something, yet not take action… for whatever reason, we don’t follow through, guess what “something” doesn’t get done. Or we miss something that was essential in the grand scheme of things. We didn’t look at or take into consideration the full picture.
In the teachings of PL, we try to encourage and show why following the Precepts as best we can, is so important to our own quality of life and the happiness of not only ourselves but those around us.
Make someone happy today, SMILE share the LOVE include it in your day, it will radiate in your smile.
namaste – oyashikiri
my love to each and everyone of you