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When I visited the rapids the other day, I was telling my friend how it was many years ago, people sitting on the rocks, enjoying picnics on the grounds.  Now access to the water is blocked off for safety reasons.  The water is constantly churning and thunders down the channels between the rocks with a deafening roar.

It was gray and overcast on the day the pictures were taken, and I hadn’t expected the pictures to be almost monotone, shades of black and white.  They just turned out that way.  I find the pictures have a timeless quality to them, I am enjoying them, and allowing the memories to slowly filter into the present.

Today April 14th. the calendar reads..

Be a person who invites happiness

Live your life with good timing and respond quickly to whatever appears in front of you.  By doing so, things will keep getting better and better.

I believe that.  I drive by on the bridge you see there, often, sometimes, once or twice a week.  I travel that way to get to a part of the west end … I don’t even look at the rapids. With the truck windows up… one doesn’t hear the water.  Making time to actually stop and visit the park, was unplanned.  But in doing so, I have created another great memory. a “happy”

“Happy” makes me smile, “Happy” is a feel good.  May your day be filled with lots of “HAPPY”

Oyashikiri

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Love is-

looking out across the water on a dull day, and seeing a crystalized tree, thanks to the cold mist.

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there is beauty in every day, every moment, and every second, we need only look with our hearts.

Oyashikiri

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I dream, I walk, I talk

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the mind is active taking off in all directions

time, to astral travel and make corrections

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oh dear, earth to outer space

time to chat

I need a face to face

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PL Precept # 2  To live is o Express One’s Self

Oyashikiri

 

particle fragments

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hello Morning.  Watching the particle show last night, I was dazzled by the many displays and the constant changes happening before my eyes.  The artist performing the particle show is very gifted, the changes ebbed and flowed to the beat of the music with a rhythm that was almost hypnotic.

As I watched her weave her magic, I thought, “wouldn’t that be something to try to do” that thought lasted but a second or so. Reality tapped me on the other shoulder.  If I was doing what Lexxi was doing, then I wouldn’t be in the audience captivated, I would be focused on being creative.(active)

My choice at that moment, was to be her admirer, someone enjoying her talent, allowing my own thoughts to drift and my “battery” to charge, my creativity to be fired up my her talent, and use of it. (passive)

That is balance, that is knowing that there are times to be active, and times to be passive.

Have a fabulous start to a brand spanking new week….

Oyashikiri

PL Precept #1        Life is Art

PL Precept #20  Live Maintaining equilibrium between mind and matter

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PL Calendar – day 9  – Your surroundings are a reflection of YOU

A person who constantly worries will always find things to worry about.  An optimistic person will attract happiness.  A kind person will always be blessed with kindness in return.

Oyashikiri

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PL Calendar – day 8   Whatever you use, it will always come back to you, so use it well.

When you use money and things to their fullest potential, you will always be blessed with more materials for your self-expression.

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Oyashikiri

 

Ink and paint

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Greetings everyone… A bright sunny day shines before us.  I started a pen and ink last night, but of course, since I do mixed media, I of course played with different mediums.

Life is much like when we  begin a painting. We start out with an idea, and as we progress with our idea, we find that we want to either add or subtract from our possibilities.  The advantage of course of a visual on canvas, is that we can  stand back and review what we are doing.  If it is really unsettling, and we don’t like it, we can either paint over it, or throw it out.

Not so in life.  that is why we encourage the practice  discussed in today’s calendar lesson.

PL Calendar day 7    Don’t strain, don’t rush and don’t be greedy

When you are doing something, you may rush things to get good results quickly.  Instead, relax and enjoy the process.ink spot

Experiment, have fun, be playful.  Enjoy today, it will never be back in the same way.

Oyashikiri

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