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Thursday Doors 6.22.17

 

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OK who moved the door?

There were actually doors of all sizes. many for the outside were for little fairy houses, or wee ones that frequent the garden out of sight of the tall people.  Where Merrickville, ON.,Canada

PL Precept # 7  Everything Exists in Relativity

 

 

 

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portal-iwz_001Right. If only life were that simple..

Oophs sorry, wrong door, and you can simply close it and go to the next one.  It happens more often than we would like to acknowledge.  Another project, another impossible discussion with ?, a deadline looming and we’ve not come to a decision.

If we landed in a bit of a pickle, chances are, we by our own actions  had a hand in lading us there.  Time to stand back and really examine the “door/issue/challenge”.  See it as an opportunity.

vampires-graveDon’t be deterred by how it looks, if you want inside, or to know what is behind the doors, then you will need to creatively find a way to do just that.

fairy-garden-ds10940-mebob2000-on-flickrA door big or small, any shape at all, has always fascinated me, I doubt that will change anytime soon.  Even when I know what is behind the door.  I want to open the door and go inside.  Unless of course it is housework, and dirty dishes waiting on the other side.

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Where would you like to be today?

Come on, come outside and play..

we can each take a turn

at having our own way…

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do you believe me?

sure you do

after all

I am after all

an another version

of

YOU

Oyashikiri

Thursday doors

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doors can be so inviting, complex or just plain in your face

whatever, when you see a door that is closed,

you want to go inside, especially if it is in a location

where had you come at another time,

it would have been open to visitors.

 

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or like this old fire truck, we could look,

but access was not an option

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I encounter doors, in all shapes sizes, and

in very different places

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always a door that presents itself

is one of curiosity and intrigue

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just imagine all the stories that can be told

thanks for visiting,

another Thursday Doors.

Pl Precept #7  # Everything exists in Relativity

Thursday Doors –

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Doors of old buildings that have been maintained

given fresh paint

always give me pause for wonder

b.t.w thr building wasn’t crooked

I was trying to avoid cars

so managed an artist slant =^_^=

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my friend and I were waiting across the street,

we didn’t get to go across to see

just what was behind the open window

it made for an interesting effect

closed-door, wide open window

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if you are into funky old architecture

next time you are in the downtown Ottawa

park and walk

Namaste         –          Oyashikiri

PL Precept  # 19  Begin once you Perceive

PL Principle  # 3     I will live with a mind of appreciation towards others and things

a story, people,time,places

Naikoon Rainforest,Queen Charlotte Islands, BC CanadaDon’t worry .. this is a short story =^_^= I was recently asked to go through long forgotten boxes (husband doing a clean up and rearranging in part of the house).. I got to go through several boxes of pictures. Pictures, tons of pictures, there was nothing to do but sit down with a box and begin.

What emerged were pictures of another lifetime,in fact ..many life times .  People, places long gone from my present. Although I did remember some of the moments, if I’m honest, many moments captured were really no longer part of  my current bank of memories, and most of the people who I came across would be total strangers to me now.  I wouldn’t recognize them unless they came up to me and said, “hey, remember me…”

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Like pebbles in the ocean

being washed in by the waves

daily our lives change…

sometimes the changes are subtle

other times, the change is drastic

shattering your life pattern

so that nothing remains the same…

the quiet slow changes do the same,

only you have time to assimilate

and are always on top of your game.

The memories were and are good …  I realized that although at the time I might not have appreciated the growing pains…

( IF there was any) but in seeing the happy faces, and the recalling the moments/events/happenings, I felt really blessed to have had  such caring and loving friends.

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People change, friends drift apart, what was, was, and what is, IS.  The saying “when one door closes, another opens” is so bang on.  When we enjoy life, with all the opportunities we are offered, greet the day with enthusiasm, our days become more rewarding.  Not matter what it is, what the day bring, really get into it.  Put your heart into everything you do, don’t squander the adventures offered by the Universe.

ce00249d8878b494394bf12392d36775When you go through a door, don’t just open it, walk through, and forget it, each door tells a story, make sure you leave your presence known.  What will your story be today.

Namaste      –      Oyashikiri 

 

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Smile – Happiness is…

a story that begins with a door!

 

 

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** Photographer,Paul Militaru (waves)

Buongiornio

This delightful island with about 3000 residents, is a colourful sight.  Its main industries are fishing and lace making, the houses were originally painted in this way so that fisherman could see their homes from sea,  Practical, but for me, when I   look at the wonderful array of colours i see love and harmony, especially when the sun is shining down on the community

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When I first saw this picture, I had to look at it again to see if it was a painting or a picture.The yellow is so sunny, so bright and cheerful.  What struck me about the place is the serenity and quiet of the place.  I saw the pictures first, and then the video.

ede9c95b-9eac-4354-bfab-2aac792d93e1This picture with the visual inclusion of signs of life,took me right to the village, I could imagine the children playing outside, the women gathering to talk over coffee.  The curtain pulled across so that the family could enjoy the fresh air and still retain their privacy.  The village has been there for years and years, the lacing industry there since 1400’s.  It takes tourists about 45 min. to get there by boat, Burano is an island in the Northern Venetian Lagoon, close to Venice and Murano. It is known for its brightly  hued houses,  We can certainly see why.

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You know how I love doors.  Doors are the symbol (for me) of new beginnings.  I love, love, love them.  Their diversity, the mystery, the adventure.  It appears that in this community, I would never lack for an interesting door or doorway.

In our immediate world, the doors may not always be visible but they are there never-the-less.  Watch for them,be flexible in your wanderings, dare to step outside the box and explore a new door today.  or   let one close, and enjoy the freedom of exploring and seeing the world with fresh eyes, eyes wiling to surrender to the joy of living, basking in the emotions of life and the myriad pleasures derived from living life to its fullest.  

Namaste     –     Oyashikiri

PL Precept #1     Life is Art

Thanks for sharing this moment in time with me.

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Murano Italy, known for its glassworks

doorway to…

Scotland,church of St.Mary's andSt. Fillans at Glenfinnan

Wow… what would it be like to open a door and have that vista before you….  This is a doorway at the Church of St. Mary’s and St. Filllans at Glenfinnan, Scotland.  I sat and gazed wistfully at the far away mountains peaks, and let me thoughts drift lazily across the water. Hmm what are the ambient sounds as one steps out the door.  Are the rays of the sun warm enough to wrap us in a comforting embrace…. Is there a slight breeze coming up from the lake/river that will bright with it the hint of lush woodland vegetation…..  Today was a day to daydream.

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Doors, represent opportunities, some are locked and closed tight, they need a key to turn the lock, and others, sit slightly open, teasing us with just  a peak inside.  While some are open wide, and we know what we will find inside, or we think we d0

Even now I know, that many of my inner rooms have keys that have not turned  in years, and that memories and emotions I may not want to revisit are tucked away, waiting… for a day that may never come.  In PL we are taught to  tackle our issues in the order that they appear in our lives.  That is not always possible, if we live in the moment, change is a constant factor. Sometimes when we do finally return, we find that the wood is aged, and the lock has rusted into place so that re-entry will not be easy.

 

I like a simple life, free of drama and remorse…. if I have gone on with my life and I’m content and happy then what is behind those doors has come and gone in my life, it not longer matters. I know… I truly believe, that should the day ever come that what is behind those doors is needed,then I will find a way, to open them, until then, I will admire the weathering and aging … I will take myself out an open door into the sunshine and the happiness of living my life in the NOW.

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Come on, wear comfortable shoes, and lets explore.  Let’s begin our trek down to the water’s edge. Let go of the past, let’s walk hand in hand into the start of another day.  Wipe the cobwebs away, open your mind and heart to the wonders of a brand new day!

Namaste     –     Oyashikiri

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