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Thanksgiving

new Zealand, Abel Tasminclear path ahead

nothing in the way

great, you can’t wait to wander

into the great beyond

you  stop to ponder

what to take with you

while you re away

a whole day just to explore

how grand a plan is that

almost out the door

oh no, the phone** is ringing

do you keep going or do you answer

what news could the call be bringing

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you could just keep going out the door

after all, a few seconds later,

you wouldn’t have heard that phone ring

some days, you have to keep going

if the call is important, they will call back

there are times, when

you really really have to put YOU first

we forget, that we are not infallible

or we think we might miss out on something

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give thanks for your blessings

live each moment

YOU are all so very precious to me.

Namaste   –   Oyashikiri

** if you use a cell phone, turn it off

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road blocked, road closed

road blocked

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Stop… the road is closed

hmmm yes so it appears to be…

Wow, what a sight, nature’s work of art

the results of a volcanic eruption

the passion of the Universe unleashed

in a river of hot molten lava, the spectacular

spewing forth of the internal heat and combustion

that could no longer be contained

the fire’s lust for expression

and the results of its ardour

is this also what our pent-up emotions

would look like if we were to see

them expressed in physical form

lava flowing

heartburn, heart-break,  ulcers and indigestion

oh the pain, the discomfort when we block our true feelings

when we ignore or try to push away what is really happening

in our minds, our hearts and our reality

Hawaii, Kona

we can’t relive the past, nor can we live tomorrow, today

yes, we can come across a detour, an impasse

but, if we stop to take it all in   ..     there is always a way

Hawaii, mountain, valleys

another mountain to climb, another valley to explore

roads are man-made, when one is closed

take yourself in another direction, enjoy every new discovery

the paths we cut/make are our own

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Namaste      –      Oyashikiri

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like bamboo

I will go my way

yesterday was yesterday

and today, will be today

such is the way

when all we do and say

is lived in one day

me you

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namaste     –     oyashikiri

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adventures in a corn field

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Being a city girl, I would never have thought of playing in a corn field, yet I now know that many a youngster has spent many hours discovering a wonderful play haven in the tall passage ways found in the corn fields. When I saw this picture the writer in me wanted to weave a story of the little fairies and trolls who made  summer homes under the plants, enjoying the shade the leaves and husks provided.  That would have been fun, but a distraction from the task at hand.

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We are told in PL that life will take on a greater dimension when we are able to perceive our surroundings with more ” sensitivity”.  So as I start my day with my visit with you, I ponder, on whether or not I meander down the road for a while, or focus on my “list” of “things I should do” today.

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OH.. hello a new face, a new possibility, well what a nice surprise.  What can I learn from you, would you like to come closer, wow a face to face with a cow,  Now that brings a smile, a new experience I wasn’t expecting. what fun.

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Look for new ways to learn and add knowledge/experiences…. the seasons come and go before we know it, another year has gone by. Make each day count.  Cultivate new possibilities with a positive outlook.

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Namaste     –     Oyashikiri

 

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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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PL Thanksgiving 21st every month

Trees saying by Paulo Coelho

In a forest of a hundred thousand trees, no two leaves are alike.  And no two journeys along the same path are alike. – Paulo Coelho

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WE, the members of PL humbly express our appreciation to God for all the blessings of the past month

and we sincerely ask to be guided and protected by the Grace of Oyashikiri in the coming month.

We renew our determination to follow and practice our individual Mioshie (Divine Instructions)

and to share our faith/love with others.

Service is at 7 pm.

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C’est le 18 and sunny!

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Musubi – Oneness, togetherness with others ( PL, Perfect Liberty)  Look at these roots, look at how entwined and thick they are. One can look at this path and think, oh what a rough go this will be, or, see the roots as steps leading   to what is around the bed.   The ground is blanketed with these roots that have formed and grown over the many years they have been spreading. What was once a single root, soon merged and traveled with another, sometimes from the same tree, and often with a sister or brother tree.  That dear readers is how life is for us, only we are so involved in our journey we don’t see the spiritual web as it unfolds.

When we share our joy with others, our spiritual roots develop and grow stronger.

roots, determination,ravage of time

Ravages of Time                         OR                         Determination and life in progress

Good Morning everyone! May the Spirit be with YOU.

Namaste    – Oyashikiri

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