Have you ever found yourself in conversation with a squirrel. How they will look right back at you in pure defiance. There are a couple of the little red ones that are just a little bigger than a minute.. they are loud, noisy, have a lot to say … and are determined that if you want them to go away, they are going to show you, they are going to stay. I recognize that behaviour…. Have been known to display “some” of that annoying stubbornness myself.
Compromise makes things more complicated. if you go against your intuition and compromise because circumstances or conditions, things tend to get more complicated than they need to be. Always focus on the priorities and act accordingly.
Perfect Liberty 2012,22
Express straight away once you’ve found it…” great!”.. Proactively express about others’ goodness. It feels great to be told so, even about things you already know.
Perfect Liberty 2023.24 (translated in Japan from Japaneses)
I’m tucked away in my hidden retreat… listening to the rain falling, the steady rhythm of the drops as they cut through the deep piles of snow in the yard… when I opened the door to let the dogs out, the rain was falling in sheets.. it was a sight to see against the piles off winter snow that since yesterday have lost about half of their height because it has been mild.. and of course the rain is not being kind to the snow that fell over the past couple of weeks.
This location (above) is not known to many, those of us who frequent this little hide-a-way… tend to keep it a secret. Hmmm wonder why! True with all the snow we had, it won’t look like this now, if we trekked in to visit the ambience would still be magical, but very different.
Like… here we are saying goodbye to another year, by this time tomorrow it will be 2023. Let’s move forward with a positive attitude. We have so much to discover and enjoy before we have to “slow down”.
Have a prayerful mid to love yourself and others. Open up your heart fully when praying to God. It will help you sort out your feelings.
Perfect Liberty 2022.31
Wishing you all the best . prosperity, health, happiness, grab hold and move forward with a positive attitude, cuz LIFE IS GOOD.
Perfect Liberty Jan. 1.2023 Service at 11:100 a.m. World Peace Ceremony
Seeing this picture reminded me of my trek around the perimeter of the piece of land that stuck out from the mainland. I had been climbing over stumps, fallen logs, dense vegetation when I felt the eyes watching me. I looked over and there was a very intent bird watching my progress. I was so close I was surprised she didn’t take off.. but then… she wouldn’t would she.. she was protecting her nest. I made my apologies and backed away… not before I whipped my Nikon out to grab a picture. Can you see if she said “cheese”…
Are you overdoing things? Not only do you harm yourself when you overdo things, but you may be imposing on others as well.
Perfect Liberty 2022.29
Reconnecting ( or staying connected) with nature is vital to good health. It has been shown to have an enduring effect on emotions and mood. I find it very helpful .. I call it part of my brain health support program. Try it, you might like it. =^_^=
This fell in a very short period of time. The forecast is it will continue to fall all day in huge amounts. They are calling it a mammoth storm. Temperatures are around 30 degrees F. and are aging to stay in that range for the day. I am considering my options… Appointment for winter snow tires is next week.
Have a joyful day by being a little more creative. you will enjoy your day more by adding a little creativity to your daily activities.
Perfect Liberty 2022.16
If you are in one of the areas hit by this storm, please stay safe…
View your difficulties as a chance to make rapid progress. You grow by overcoming the obstacles in front of you, one by one. Look at your problems as opportunities for growth and make the best of your situation.
Perfect Liberty 2014.9
This wild turkey surprised me by hopping up to the branch that I had just buttered with the suet the woodpeckers and smaller birds love. He was not going to be left out. It was high off the ground, I have to stretch to butter the crevice, but that was not a problem.. I turned and there he was we were face to face.
Happy Saturday everyone.
Tomorrow there will be no Sunday service, instead it will be the Ancestors Day Ceremony 10: a.m.
Feel like I should play a few bars of “who do you love”…. by chance I chatted a photographer who was standing by the feeders. I asked for his coordinates… you can see, I had a hard time deciding which of his photos I wanted to use.. he had a Raven…. ahhhh be still my heart… and then I saw the Wild Turkeys… my heart skipped a beat…. and and… and.. look at the turkey vulture…!!! the faces.. so adorable.. The bear hit the cute factor high score… to see more pictures you can visit his Instagram.. his name is Dirk Haukenfrers https://www.instagram.com/dirkhaukenfrers/ Initially I wanted a crow.. but that thought drifted off into the ethers when I saw the Raven.
Your smile is what is needed. A smile invites happiness and cheer and is essential to energize others as well as yourself.
Perfect Liberty 2022.3
La vie est belle – life is beautiful
Do what you can, where you are, with what you have…. Theodore Roosevelt
This was the tree limbs back in early 2021, below is what is left.
Below is how the feeding area looks now… I’ve since changed a couple of the feeders but you can see the difference and the setting. (a beautiful wild turkey, I miss them.. they have gone further into the woods for the winter… )
For your info…. Mer Bleue has closed the board walk, it has been blocked off… so has the boardwalk at P6 off Moodie.. At Mer Bleue we are now hosting Evening Grosbeaks, and joy of happiness… they are at P23 too. (Dewberry)…. today was a real winner, I got both the red bellied woodpeckers and the grosbeaks while I was there filling the feeders.. bonus the crackle dropped in.
To everyone celebrating Thanksgiving today… Enjoy!
Be cheerful and friendly with those around you. Other people can sense how you are feeling … so, be cheerful.
It was cold enough that there was a layer of ice on the water. I was the only human there, it was a delightful walk, I was able to take my time and just wander in and out off the main trail.
Of course it wasn’t long before I heard the sound of voices coming up behind me. I moved over to let the people by, I didn’t want to be rushed. I took my time and walked all the way to the ruins of the old Kiln. The trail continued on to another entrance off another road… from the signs I could see it would be a long jaunt. I’ll do it another time. I got my two miles in, and that was my aim.
Good morning it is now very early 16th. and we’ve had a blanket of snow… I will be leaving soon to see what kind of pictures I can get after I feed the birds. Have a good day everyone… Today’s calendar quote follows.
Have a joyful day by being a little more creative. You will enjoy your day more by adding a little creativity to your daily activities.
my morning face … my thinking,,. my actions…. my reaction to the moment of awareness I’m having..
Oh dear… such contrast … time to reign in the busy mind and pull myself together…. CHANGE is in the air, and I realize that I have fallen into old habits. I don’t know when, how, or why this happened, well.. yes I do.. I fell back into what was comfortable to do, ie. eat all kinds of comfort foods not because I especially wanted them but because I was lazy. they were convenient and fast. I spend more time on the doing things I like (which is good) but not if I am neglecting something else that needs doing.
Reminds me of a saying I saw in a book the other day, “above all … be the heroine of your life, not the victim” (Nora Ephron)
Here is another good one… “owning our story can be hard, but not nearly as difficult as spending our lives running from it” Brene Brown.
PL Precept #19 Begin once you perceive
It is not fun to be stuck in one place. Instead of being captured by what is in front of you, strive to broaden your horizons.
The blue jay was not going to be intimidated.. you can see his blue behind the wild turkeys who once they discovered that there was “food’ on the ground, were not keen on moving off or away. They ran off at first, but one plucky one turned back to see just what was being offered. Once he discovered this was a mega of food, he applied himself to the task of eating all he could before the others realized why he was not following them.
It was very interesting to see how when the others saw he was not coming, he was busy eating .. there was no hesitation on most of their parts… to join him. Some did go off, not all were prepared to back track. Mind you they stayed in sight… just deemed not to return to the feeding area. I took myself off to walk the boardwalk, it was cool, but bright… I hoped to get a few fall colours in.
The best timing is when you notice. When you notice something it is God sending you a message. Act right away so you don’t miss good timing.
Perfect Liberty 2022. 5
ps. wasp sting symptoms, still happening after 6 days.
The fall colours are just getting going, they are spectacular so far.. Being in Canada with its 4 seasons is a blessings and wonder!!
TAOIST Life is Art (Perfect Liberty precept #1)
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of our lives.. with Makoto (sincerity)
The only constant in life is change. I am grounded in the reality of Living.
This is true, in all worlds. RL or virtual. I am me and only me.