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according to Buddha

As irrigators lead water where they want, as archers make their arrows straight, as carpenters carve wood, the wise shape their minds.

*Dickson Dam

the water is pushing
the river is wishing

  1. :-) you always check the details…thanks Han!

  2. I like this very, very much — I always admire the nuanced way you match images to the inspiring words. (And in this case, I particularly like the 7th photo in the list — strong curve, against the horizontal just above.) There’s another water quote and image I think you’d like: the quote is an adaptation from Plato and says, “The river I step in is not the river I stand in” and it’s part of a fine bit of public sculpture on Queen St. East nr Broadview, here in Toronto. I mentioned it once myself, but this is a better, fuller presentation: http://www.rbebout.com/queen/2pdon.htm

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