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good morning, bom dia, buen dia    The moment you notice is the best timing

El momento en que perciba es la oportunidad

A chance esta no momento em que e percebe

I am the little yellow flower in the picture above.  I was out being spoiled with another special outing.  One of my  dearest friends had arranged with me weeks ago, for us to celebrate yesterday.  Celebrate we did.  It was a full day of shopping and exploring, ending with a fabulous dinner at the Mandarin, (Asian buffet)

Yesterday, Eartha drove, she was my hostess with the mostess.  Then last night as I lay basking in the events of the day, I imagined this picture, and  my being the yellow flower, surrounded by people, events with the world going on all around me. I had a feeling that I  had missed something, and it nagged me.  So much so that this morning, I sat down to meditate on “it”

The rest of todays calendar message says…  Procrastinating will only weigh you down.  The best time to do something is when you notice it.  You will feel lighter both physically and spiritually.

Whatever is niggling at me, took place yesterday, obviously I was too surrounded by outside energies and activities.  It was a special day, and thanks to Eartha sneaking in a surprise on me, I have a memento of our time, that I am able to put on the fridge (a picture of us that the Mandarin presents to us in the form of a magnet)   A cherished souvenir!

Sometimes in life, we are so busy living, we miss something else, that moment is gone, so begin TODAY with Makoto (sincerity and focus).

Oyashikiri

 

being attentive

 

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Good Sunday morning dear friends.

Day 15 – PL Calendar – Being attentive makes life more enjoyable.

Live life paying careful attention to every detail be it big or small.  By doing so, you will be able to experience the subtle joy in things.

That said, I began the world with a visit to a long ago time, in a galaxy far far away. I now know what an ewok is.  Cute little fellows, and very good warriors.  The little story I read had them fighting biker scouts.  Have to admit that I found that the biker scouts were interesting.  Best of all I liked a character called Chewie.  If you are a Star Wars fans you by now realize that this is a brand new world for me.

Golly Gee Mollie, where have I been =^_^=  Goes to show we are never too old to learn about new galaxies, and the worlds that live in or on them.

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I learned that there is a forest moon.  How cool is that!  The Ewok is small, furry and lives in the forest.  Sigh every day is so exciting when you can learn about such amazing new characters ..there is such an incrediable amount of talent out there, I can’t wait to make new discoveries.

What about you, have you taken on anything new?  Do you think about new ways to do things that you have being doing in a routine fashion?  One of my upcoming challenges will be to do a character doll for the month of October, Doll Club meeting.

Challenge yourself,  You have so much unused creativity, step outside your comfort zone, live life to the fullest.  Can’t wait to read or hear about your adventures.

Keep the Faith…..

Oyashikiri

 

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Thursday Doors

 

Thursday doors is a feature of Norm’s blog  Norm 2.0,  I really love to be able to share, my love of doors, these were solid and welcoming even if somewhat stern.

The next two pictures were taken in the town of Rockland itself, didn’t get the doors up close, I enjoyed the possibilities from my bench on the other side of the street, a lot of traffic for a small town, but did manage one of the former manse without a moving vehicle.  Nice way to spend a sunny day.  Lounging =^_^=

 

 

PL calendar    day 13    There will always be a way

As long as you are serious, there is no reason for you to give up. Move forward one step at a time and things will always turn out for the best.

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How many greens can you count….

PL Day 12     Carry out what you believe in

Once you’ve prepared everything to the best of your ability seize any opportunity that comes your way, take action without hesitation.  Express yourself to the fullest.

The world is not only full of colour, but provides us with an abundance of textures, variation on shades and so much more,  Yes there is beauty in a flower, but the subtle shading of the vegetation that often is the back drop for a flower(s), is more lasting, and enduring.  Changing with the season we can never be bored.  We need to see beyond transient beauty.  The icing though good, and often very pretty, would be nothing without the cake. It exists because of the cake.

Oyashikiri

 

 

hidden in plain view

 

Hunger

Oyashikiri

 

PL Precept #19  Begin once you perceive

dreams

 

8.28_001Once more I saw the open doorway, showing me the path to the other side, this time I dared to wander closer.

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There was a silence in the air, yet, there was a breeze and the bird (on the right) made a soft cooing sound as he flew by.  His bright feathers so fitting against the blue skies

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As I walked my feet made no sound, yet the grass beneath my feet was soft and lush.

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The pathway was inviting, I gladly let it lead the way.

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Around each corner a new discovery.  Can you imagine my delight.

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I felt rather than saw the light that seemed to guide me along through the growth that surrounded me on all side.  I knew no fear, I felt content and aware of the life around me.

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There was much to see and take in. Such creativity, such vision.

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When I entered a great hall, I felt small, I was one of many to stand  within the walls, I stood alone at that moment in time, yet in my heart I knew, I was not alone. I was surrounded by each and every one of you.  See you are here now. . Just not at the moment I was there. (smiles and winks)

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There is much to see, enjoy, learn, and share as we grow as human beings and wandering souls.  Don’t be afraid to share and love the ALL that you are.  Dreams are part of our reality.  Whether you believe, or not.

Oyashikiri

 

landscape and avatar SL (Second Life)

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the artists in the virtual worlds, are creators, and imaginaries

gift of sharing

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Bom dia, Greetings dear friends, another week-end is here and again, I see that the sun is shining down giving us a beautiful day.  The time has been flying by, it seems it has been one sun filled day after another.

That said, I know it is end of August, and soon the magnificent fall season will be here.  The countryside will be alive with the jewel colours of autumn.  This year I will be ready to explore the changing colours.

LOL  One can never have enough shoes.  At one time I would have thought that this applied mostly to women, but now I know better.

When we live each day, really live it, we extend our capacity for life and the joys in it  No matter what that happiness is.  Yesterday I got to have an unexpected trip to my favourite shoe store, the pleasure of a friends company, and then came home to find a wonderful bouquet of flowers waiting for my pleasure and enjoyment.  Two wonderful surprises in one day.  Wowwwweee.

Yes life is unpredictable, and not every day is a grandstand day, but everyday will hold  the mysteries of our environment, it is up to us to be receptive and open to the gift of life, and living.

Sharing and spreading joy…. what a blessing for you and those around you. Reach out and say hello, smile, for no other reason than because you can.

PL calendar, day 28    Always Remember to be Humble

If you take on everything with a humble attitude without being conceited you can learn many things, as well as become a person who can work for the sake of others.

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Oyashikiri

 

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