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ice snow & cold

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Today was a world of blue skies, ice, and crystal coated trees, rocks and fauna – the magic and artistry of it all, was breath-taking. enchantment in every direction The greatest moments in life, are God-given.

 

When we hide inside on days when the world beckons, We miss moments that can never be replayed, and sights that are for NOW, tomorrow it will  be another presentation.

Live every moment of the day, you will blessed with a life of amazement, and wonder.

Oyashikiri

Be kind, be gentle. laugh a lot, appreciate the small things.

PL Calendar 2019 – day 2

Live each day filled with hope.

possibilities

Is there an inconsistency here?  Is something out-of-place?  Are the visuals harmonizing?

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downtown Oct .2013

This is a visual post.  For sure, when I selected today’s visual, I FOUND  for me the collection lacked congruency,  Can you see it?  Let us have some fun.


Day 20 PL Calendar –  You are YOU others are Others.

You have your own way of doing things, and others have their way of doing thing.  Don’t worry about what other people will say.  Simply take care of the task at hand.


PL Precept 4  Being annoyed limits your expression

We are all blessed with an ability to see life in our own way, to take positives and use them to cope with the possible challenges/opportunities that come our way.  Make today special, share a smile.  It is yours to give.

Oyashikiri

Maravilhos quinta-feira a todos!  Have a wonderful day!

thinking = happiness

Bom dia,  um maravilhosa dia para todos noa – A happy start to the week.

This is me thinking…. yeah really thinking dec.3 18

When I am working on project, and in full gear, this is what one of my work spaces looks like.  I used to ask myself how I could  really find anything in what my husband used to shudder at, (to him it was just a mess)  However I think my best when I see my stuff that I have out.  My eyes take everything in and the mind processes it.  My mind is my very own personal computer.  It has its own way of  computing.

I am happy to say, that over the years, I have grown to love my mind, and accept with great appreciation that it is mine.  As an artist, we learn that when we create, it is our own expression, no one elses, ours.  Certainly if we have to share our environment, we have to learn to define our own space.    All that said, when I walked into my office this morning, I sighed with relief that my thinking space was waiting and ready for me.

When I do clear things up, it feels barren the comfort of being “in progress”  is itching to get back in.

Remember we are all different.  We all have our own way of doing things.  My Mother’s one constant in life (to me anyway) was,” if people or someone can’t accept you for who you are, then they aren’t keepers”.

PL Precept # 7  Everything exists in relativity

PL Precept #17  Grasp what is most essential

Bed time is uncluttered.  Open space, no distractions. Balance in my day.

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Cranberry delight

 

IMG_1206I felt like I was walking in my own wonderland.  Given permission to wander and enjoy, I took full advantage and drove down towards the fields of now harvested cranberries.

 

The light drizzle and clouds over head, did nothing to dampen the thrill of the experience.

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There was a calm, the ducks, and birds were nesting and peaceful, the waters drifted lazily along, enjoying the pull of the breezes.

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I had wanted to visit the Cranberry fields for a very long time.  The other day, I slowed down, and took the winding country lane down to the farm.   Upper Canada Cranberries, Ottawa’s only cranberry grower.  Greely, Ontario.  613-798-6232, or the other number shown, 613-720-6232.

It is of course off season, the harvesting had been down, workers were gone, it was just me and whatever wild life  called the farm home.

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I was happy, my spirits were soaring with the high of being alive and able to be there at that moment in time. For me, it was a blessings, pure  intoxicating love for all that IS.

The owner was busy when I was driving out,  I hope he knows how content I was.  He lives and works in this environment all year.  WOW…  He has a small store front, for days he is open.  You can get fresh cranberries, and pure cranberry juice, no sugar.  That my dears is a find.  If you are in the area, please look the place up.

IMG_1302This was a very special blessing, I followed through on my desire to visit the farm, there was no distraction.  My reward was the intense feelings of being ONE with the environment I was in.

I wish this for each and every one of you. Have a joy filled day… now and always.

Oyashikiri

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staying connected

calendar 26you have heard the expression ‘pretty as a picture’  this sure appealed to me, when I saw it on our Japanese calendar I took a photo and used it for one of my blogs

That was a while ago, and today if you ask me what it says…. I have no idea… I would have at the time because someone would have translated it for me.

Yesterday, during service, while everyone was taking in the moment, I felt a  ~current of change~ while I still was aware of all that was going on and being said, a part of me-disassociated.  I don’t know how else to describe it.  It was much like revisiting the above picture, knowing it, knowing I liked the sentiment, but what it was escaping saying me.

Usually I would have shared this with members, but for some unknown reason (to me) then, and still now, I fell silent.  That silence stayed with me for over an hour.  I interacted yes, but that niggling feeling remained, disappearing only after I got home.

It  like being connected and being disconnected at the same time.

PL Precept #18  Each moment is a turning point

PL Precept #7  Everything exists in relativity

Another day is before me, bom dia, uma maravilhosa quinta feira to everyone!

Oyashikiri

the picture was day 26 but of what year?

 

 

 

 

 

I saw today

visions that danced before my eyes

flowers PA7simple beauty that caused my mind to stray

Every day  we have the chance to see an array of colours, that really do take the breath away.  Yet, somehow we fail to let the quiet impressions of calm, take hold and keep us in a serene state for the rest of the day. Instead we are affected by the sometimes negative incidents that pop up to distract and cause us to stumble or hobble.

It is at such times that I am reminded  how priceless good friends are.  A kind word, a gentle nudge towards a happier experience. little steps can go a long way.  Rain may fall, but the sunshine will always return. Always.

and so, the hours passed the mind tired of wandering down rocky pathways, and returned to wander blissfully towards the captivating land of dreams.  The flowers still smiled and waved from their happy beds, only this time their cheerfulness stayed to lead the way.  Sleep will come and tomorrow will be another day.

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I loved the gummies, anyone care to translate…   (when I figure out this bilingual keyboard I will know how to do a question mark )

Oyashikiri

PL Precept #16  Each moment is a turning point

 

the pie (I was the witness)

 

Bonnie pie caught on filmThis is a piece of pie (she said)

let me explain,

it is my second piece of pie (she said)

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fresh baked, rhubarb & strawberry crumble

a dab of whipped cream

teamed with a fresh pot of tea

not a dream, no

I really intend to eat the whole thing

Yes, that is what she said….

Bonnie Perth 7.04.18

I did it! I did it!

So pleased was she, not a crumb was to be seen

that was one dessert

that made an impact

for now it is a fact

she willingly ate

a second piece of pie

that is no lie

you know who you are!!!!!

you ate 2 pieces of pie.

 

PL Calendar day 6

Your joy will increase, Once you make up your mind

If you’re going to do it.  Do it with determination.  your resolve will create good rhythm.

*** my friend made up her mind, she would have a second piece of pie.  She did it.  We had a jolly time, the calorie count was of no mind.  They will be counted another time.  =^_^= *****

Perth Tea Room on the main street.

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