flashback

December 18, 2014 § 5 Comments

poppy

battling the winter storm…

remembering

trembling

corn

poppies

~

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End of Suffering

December 17, 2014 § Leave a comment

Originally posted on Eddie Two Hawks:

Death Valley

The Four Noble Truths

1. All things and experiences are marked by suffering or disharmony
and frustration (dukkha).
2. The arising of suffering or disharmony or frustration comes from desire
or craving and clinging.
3. To achieve the cessation or end of suffering or disharmony or frustration,
let go of desire or craving and clinging.
4. The way to achieve that cessation of suffering or disharmony and frustration,
is walking the Eightfold Path.

The Eightfold Path to the Cessation of Suffering

1. Right Understanding of the following facts:
the truth about suffering … (The Four Truths);
everything is impermanent and changes;
there is no separate individual self, this is an illusion. (We are one!)
2. Right Determination to:
give up what is wrong and evil;
undertake what is good;
abandon thoughts that have to do with bringing suffering to any conscious being;
cultivate thoughts of loving kindness, that are based…

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define

December 17, 2014 § 6 Comments

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 barley

stalks

bend

beneath

pristine

snow -

nature as art

as

nature

~

Image courtesy Andrew McKinlay

perspective

December 16, 2014 § 4 Comments

The Last Leaf by mholt

last autumn leaf …

how

tiny

it

looks

in

the

moonlight

~

 

 

 

 

Image courtesy Mike Holt

being

December 15, 2014 § 6 Comments

Dusk_Butterfly_by_Oceanfable

sleeping butterfly…

does

it

know

how

beautiful

it

is

~

Image courtesy Aiyana Jenipher

begin

December 14, 2014 § 13 Comments

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how art begins…

find

the

song

in

your

heart -

and sing it

~

inspired by basho

one moment

December 13, 2014 § 5 Comments

Great Blue Heron (in mist at sunrise) 1, 4 x 6 copy 2

sun

rising

through

the

mist -

suddenly the heron

~

 

Image courtesy biophilia

ghost siren

December 12, 2014 § 5 Comments

seagull-mist-sheri-mcleroy

gull screams in the mist

warning

of

a

storm-

then disappears

~

 

beautiful photo courtesy sheri mcleroy

white joy

December 11, 2014 § 14 Comments

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snow

thickening

on

the

forest

floor -

how

lovely

to

dance!

Image courtesy getty images

weather bomb

December 10, 2014 § 7 Comments

stock-footage-reeds-in-the-wind

soft tangling of reeds…

breeze

skitters

o’er

river

skin-

whiteout in the Highlands

~

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