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Popular recitations blue book no.

In abstract, Art, Buddhist philosophical concepts, Colour photography, Conceptual photography, dreams, Emotion, Fotografia, iPhoneography, Photography, Words of music on 2021/10/06 at 04:00

According to Buddha

Fixed ideas are like a wisp of cloud or smoke, but nonetheless people find themselves blocked or captured by these. You would laugh if you saw someone tripped by a cloud, or if someone claimed that they were imprisoned by the air. But, in fact, people are endlessly being trapped by things no more substantial than air or clouds. They make a wall with their mind, and then it imprisons them. Inherently, there is no wall or anything to trip over. These things are mirages they’ve created from the thoughts they gave rise to. 

and i see you hiding your face in your hands
talking bout far-away lands
you think no one understands
listen to my hands

***

a day ago ~ spider dreams in Etown ~  Amiskwaciwâskahikan ᐊᒥᐢᑲᐧᒋᐋᐧᐢᑲᐦᐃᑲᐣ ~ October 2021

MXX

In abstract, Buddhist philosophical concepts, Colour photography, Conceptual photography, Fotografia, FujiX100V, Minimal photography, New Topographics, Photography, Words of music on 2021/09/26 at 04:00

According to Buddha

Self-confidence is not a feeling of superiority, but of independence.
We have to understand the middle path: that a human has a positive and a negative side. 
We have a false, ignorant side, but we also have a beautiful potential.
follow, follow the sun
and which way the wind blows
when this day is done
breath, breath in the air
set your intentions
dream with care
tomorrow is a new day for everyone

***

a day or so ago ~ walking my camera about Etown ~  Amiskwaciwâskahikan ᐊᒥᐢᑲᐧᒋᐋᐧᐢᑲᐦᐃᑲᐣ ~ September 2021

.—- —– .—- ..— morse code number

In Buddhist philosophical concepts, Colour photography, Conceptual photography, Fotografia, FujiX100V, Minimal photography, New Topographics, Photography, Street photography, Words of music on 2021/08/29 at 04:00

According to Buddha

“And what, bhikkhus, are the seven principles of non-decline? 

 As long as the bhikkhus develop the perception of impermanence, only growth is to be expected for them, not decline. 
As long as they develop the perception of non-self . . . 
. . . . the perception of attractiveness . . .
. . . . the perception of danger . . .
. . . . the perception of abandoning . . .
. . . . the perception of dispassion . . .
. . . . the perception of cessation . . .
Only growth is to be expected for them, not decline.”
eyes without a face
(les yeux sans visage) eyes without a face
(les yeux sans visage) eyes without a face
got no human grace
your eyes without a face

***

a day or so ago ~ Home of Leduc No.1 ~ Leduc County ~ August 2021

Taylor Swift’s 2014 album number

In Art, Buddhist philosophical concepts, Colour photography, Conceptual photography, Emotion, Fotografia, iPhoneography, Mobile photography, Photography, Words of music on 2021/06/09 at 04:00

According to Buddha

I smile like a flower not only with my lips but with my whole being.

but i won’t let it change me, not if i can
i’d rather believe in love
and give it away as much as i can
to those that i am fondest of

***

ongoing study of poppies ~ garden of the north ~  Etown – Amiskwaciwâskahikan ᐊᒥᐢᑲᐧᒋᐋᐧᐢᑲᐦᐃᑲᐣ ~ June 2021

ZAZ hunchback number

In abstract, Art, Buddhist philosophical concepts, Conceptual photography, Flora, Fotografia, FujiX100V, iPhoneography, Minimal photography, Photography, Words of music on 2021/03/17 at 04:00

According to Buddha

Everything in your life is there as a vehicle for your transformation.
Use it.

with all kinds of mystery
it’s a blank page for your poetry
if you let it be
 
look up
do you see the sunlight?

***

crabapple squall wash day ~ leftovers from the 21-01-20 snow squall ~ Etown ~ Amiskwaciwâskahikan ᐊᒥᐢᑲᐧᒋᐋᐧᐢᑲᐦᐃᑲᐣ ~ March 2021

Derek Bell’s ‘in car’ number

In abstract, Art, Books, Buddhist philosophical concepts, Colour photography, Conceptual photography, Emotion, Fotografia, iPhone photography, minimalism, Mobile photography, Photography, Words of music on 2021/02/14 at 04:00

According to Buddha

The minute I heard my first love story,
I started looking for you, not knowing
how blind that was.
Lovers don’t finally meet somewhere.
They’re in each other all along.

tha tha tha- oh oh oh oh oooh oh,
tha tha tha- oh oh oh oh oooh oh, (tha tha tha tha)
oh oh oh oh oooh oh, (tha tha tha tha tha)
oh oh oh oh oooh oh, (tha tha tha tha)
oh oh oh oh oooh oh
 
tha tha tha tha tha,
tha tha tha tha tha 
 
wake me when i fall 

***

book + feathers + sun ~ yesterday ~  Amiskwaciwâskahikan ᐊᒥᐢᑲᐧᒋᐋᐧᐢᑲᐦᐃᑲᐣ ~ February 2021

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

***

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

Sterling silver number

In Alberta landscapes, Buddhist philosophical concepts, Conceptual photography, FujiX100V, Minimal photography, New Topographics, Photography, Street photography, Words of music on 2020/10/28 at 04:00

According to Buddha

Usually when we hear or read something new, we just compare it to our own ideas. If it is the same, we accept it and say that it is correct. If it is not, we say it is incorrect. In either case, we learn nothing.

has our conscience shown?
has the sweet breeze blown?
has all the kindness gone?
hope still lingers on
are we listening
hymns of offering?
have we eyes to see
that love is gathering?

***

Juvenile Tundra Swan + Granville Island~ a day or so ago ~ October 2020

2x2x2x2x3x19

In abstract, Buddhist philosophical concepts, Colour photography, Conceptual photography, Fotografia, FujiX100V, minimalism, Photography, Street photography, Words of music on 2020/09/13 at 04:00

According to Buddha

In the very deep darkness of this world, little pinpoints of light show up very brightly and can shine a long way.

***

Mill Creek Bridge, Whyte Avenue ~ Etown ~ September 2020

Svend Methling’s Nat-ekspressen P number

In abstract, aerial photography, Black and White Photography, Buddhist philosophical concepts, Conceptual photography, Fotografia, iPhone photography, minimalism, Photography, Words of music on 2020/08/12 at 04:00

According to Buddha

Feelings come and go like clouds in a windy sky. Conscious breathing is my anchor.

hedy bach images - cloud up - 7

hedy bach images - cloud up - 6

they know from the past
life simply doesn’t last
so they live for today
for tomorrow they may
not be able to walk in the skies

sun slips into horizon
moon reaches for the stars

***

clouds. ethereal forms. etown ~ August 2020

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