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A life shaped by god, gender and force of will number

In abstract, Body, Buddhist philosophical concepts, Colour photography, Feminisms, Fotografia, FujiX100V, iPhoneography, Photography, Street photography, Visual story telling, Words of music on 2021/01/13 at 04:00

According to Buddha

I’m just a small crack in the wall; the wall of patriarchy; on the wall of the hierarchy; on the wall of injustice. Soon there will be more cracks and someday the wall will fall.

maybe we do the right things
maybe we do the wrong
spending each day
wending our way along

***

past + present self study #1 ~ a day or so ago ~ Etown – Amiskwaciwâskahikan ᐊᒥᐢᑲᐧᒋᐋᐧᐢᑲᐦᐃᑲᐣ ~ January 2021

Eadred’s reigning year

In abstract, Architecture, Buddhist philosophical concepts, Colour photography, Fotografia, FujiX100V, Learning, Memories, Photography, Street photography, Words of music on 2021/01/10 at 04:00

According to Buddha

Tie two birds together. They will not be able to fly, even though they now have four wings.

feel like that black crow
flying
in a blue sky

***

a day ago ~ Laurier Park and Bridge Walk ~ January 2021

Double factorial of 9

In abstract, Art, Buddhist philosophical concepts, Colour photography, Fotografia, iPhone photography, Learning, Photography, Story, Words of music on 2021/01/06 at 04:00

According to Buddha

In our culture we’ve been trained to make individual differences to stand out. You look at each person and think, ‘Brighter, dumber, older, younger, richer, poorer’ and we make all these dimensional distinctions, put them in categories and treat people that way. And we only see others as separate from ourselves. One of the dramatic characteristics of the psychedelic experience is being with another person and suddenly seeing the ways in which they are like you – not different from you.

when we were young 
we would laugh so carefree
the pain would circle over me
heavy metal buried deep in my heart
heavy metal

***

a day or so ago ~ outdoor fire ~ Etown – Amiskwaciwâskahikan ᐊᒥᐢᑲᐧᒋᐋᐧᐢᑲᐦᐃᑲᐣ ~ January 2021

Marc Lotenberg’s Magazine number

In Alberta landscapes, Buddhist philosophical concepts, Colour photography, Fotografia, FujiX100V, Landscape, minimalism, Photography, still life, Words of music on 2021/01/03 at 04:00

According to Buddha

Only when you can be extremely pliable and soft can you be extremely hard and strong.

***

yesterday the little things in the woods ~ Wagner Natural Area ~ January 2021

Tales of the Shameik number

In abstract, Buddhist philosophical concepts, Colour photography, Fotografia, iPhone photography, iPhoneography, Macro, Mobile photography, Photography, still life, Words of music on 2020/12/30 at 04:00

According to Buddha

Be motivated like the falcon, hunt gloriously. Be magnificent as the leopard, fight to win. Spend less time with nightingales and peacocks. One is all talk, the other only colour.

when you flew away, 
you just left one feather. 
so i keep it in my pillow, 
so i’ll dream of you at night. 
 
and your feathers were the colour, 
of the sun before it sets at night. 
and your eyes were as sharp, 
as the morning sunlight.

***

peacock feather in yesterday’s sunshine ~ December 2020

Quarterly IRS form number

In abstract, Buddhist philosophical concepts, Colour photography, Conceptual photography, Emotion, Fotografia, FujiX100V, minimalism, Photography, Words of music on 2020/12/23 at 04:00

According to Buddha

Things falling apart is a kind of testing and also a kind of healing.  We think the point is to pass the test or to overcome the problem, but the truth is that things don’t really get solved.  They come together and they fall apart.  Then they come together again and fall apart again.  It’s just like that.  The healing comes from letting there be room for all of this to happen: room for grief, for relief, for misery, for joy.

once there was a song, the song yearned to be sung
it was a spinning song about the king of rock ‘n’ roll
the king was first a young prince, the prince was the best
with his black jelly hair he crashed onto a stage in vegas
the king had a queen, the queen’s hair was a stairway
she tended the castle garden, and in the garden planted a tree
the garden tree was a stairway, it was sixteen branches high
on the top branch was a nest, sing the high cloudy nest
in the nest there was a bird, the bird had a wing
the wing had a feather, spin the feather and sing the wind

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in the woods of Golden BC. a couple of months ago ~ December 2020

15 minutes of horror, 20 years of healing: room number

In Art, Buddhist philosophical concepts, Colour photography, Flora, iPhoneography, Macro, water, Words of music on 2020/12/16 at 04:00

According to Buddha

And don’t think the garden loses its ecstasy in winter. It’s quiet, but the roots are down there riotous.

think i might forget it, gonna write it down-down-down
if it’s copacetic, bring it back around-round-round
i’m tired of fighting another man’s pointless war
so please keep up with it just like you have before

***

a fresh day ago or so in/outside ~ Etown – Amiskwaciwâskahikan ᐊᒥᐢᑲᐧᒋᐋᐧᐢᑲᐦᐃᑲᐣ ~ December 2020

Battle of Bạch Đằng number

In Buddhist philosophical concepts, Colour photography, Documentary, Emotion, FujiX100V, New Topographics, Photography, Street photography, Words of music on 2020/12/13 at 04:00

According to Buddha

The work of quieting our minds and opening our hearts prepares us to be able to act in the world in a way that doesn’t create more suffering. When we develop that stance, a perspective arises towards life that allows us to be effective actors on the stage of life. So that you and I become instruments of healing, instruments of peace, of love and wisdom.

ohhh will make it through this one
will make it through this one
will make it through this one

***

a day ago or so ago ~ Whyte Avenue ~ Etown – Amiskwaciwâskahikan ᐊᒥᐢᑲᐧᒋᐋᐧᐢᑲᐦᐃᑲᐣ ~ December 2020

13th Checkers star number

In abstract, Alberta landscapes, Art, Buddhist philosophical concepts, Colour photography, FujiX100V, Landscape, minimalism, Photography, Story, Words of music on 2020/12/09 at 04:00

According to Buddha

It is important to expect nothing, to take every experience, including the negative ones, as merely steps on the path, and to proceed.

ah! böwakawa poussé, poussé
ah! böwakawa poussé, poussé
ah! böwakawa poussé, poussé

***

like a river, a day or so ago ~ North Saskatchewan ~ Etown – Amiskwaciwâskahikan ᐊᒥᐢᑲᐧᒋᐋᐧᐢᑲᐦᐃᑲᐣ ~ December 2020

Peaking Lights album number

In abstract, Art, Buddhist philosophical concepts, Colour photography, iPhoneography, Mobile photography, Photography, still life, Words of music on 2020/12/06 at 04:00

According to Buddha

In this moment there is nothing that comes to be. In this moment there is nothing that ceases to be. Thus there is no birth-and-death to be brought to an end. Thus the absolute peace in this present moment. Though it is at this moment, there is no limit to this moment, and herein lies eternal delight.

harmony and understanding
sympathy and trust abounding
no more falsehoods or derisions
golden living dreams of visions
mystic crystal revelation
and the mind’s true liberation
aquarius
aquarius

***

trying to fix my grandmother’s clock ~ Etown December 2020

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