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In British Columbia, Buddhist philosophical concepts, by Hedy Bach, FujiX100V, Imagemaker, Landscape, minimalism, New Topographics, Photography, Story, Street photography, Words of music on 2022/05/15 at 04:00

According to Buddha

Know all things to be like this:
A mirage, a cloud castle,
A dream, an apparition,
Without essence, but with qualities that can be seen.

on a clear day,
rise and look around you,
and you’ll see who you are.
you can hear from far and near
a world you’ve never heard before.


a day ago at  Crescent Beach, territory of the Semiahmoo First Nation ~ Surrey BC ~ May 2022

Li Qingzhao’s birth year

In British Columbia, Buddhist philosophical concepts, Canada, Colour photography, Documentary, Emotion, Fotografia, FujiX100V, Imagemaker, Landscape, minimalism, Personal Photography ethics, Photography, Street photography, Words of music on 2022/05/11 at 04:00

According to Buddha.

It is almost impossible to practice loving-kindness towards all living beings without addressing, in a meaningful way, the innumerable problems arising in our own lives. It is a contradiction, you see. It does not work. If our heart is tormented because we are not able to accept things the way they are, then it is impossible to open our heart. It is impossible to let go of all of our defenses and embrace others. Therefore we have to constantly practice and deepen our awareness. We have to remind ourselves to accept things as they are…even reciting slogans, phrases like “I shall accept the way things are.”

when i was a little girl
and the devil would call my name
and i’d say, “who do, who

oh, my mama loves me, she loves me
she gets down on her knees and hugs me
yeah, she loves me like a rock
she rocks me like the rock of ages
she loves me

a day ago West Beach, White Rock lies on the Semiahmoo First Nation ~ May 2022

Huriez’s french-made denim number

In Alberta, Buddhist philosophical concepts, Colour photography, Documentary, Emotion, Fotografia, FujiX100V, Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women, Personal Photography ethics, Photography, Smartphone Photography, Street photography, Visual story telling, Words of music on 2022/05/08 at 04:00

According to Buddha

Remind yourself that all sentient beings have at one time been your mother—birthing you, nursing you, caring for you through a helpless stage of life. Imagine this and generate appreciation and goodwill for all sentient beings, whether they cut you off in traffic, compliment your smile, or walk past you without a glance.

i see the… 
line of all the broken hearts 
lining up to tell their side
to the already one sided told story


a day ago ~ “say their names” at the National Red Dress Day which honours missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls, but men and boys are not left out. ~ Etown – Amiskwaciwâskahikan ᐊᒥᐢᑲᐧᒋᐋᐧᐢᑲᐦᐃᑲᐣ ~ May 2022

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