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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

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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

Donnelly’s Prisoner number book

In Architecture, Buddhist philosophical concepts, Colour photography, Documentary, Edmonton, Fotografia, FujiX100V, Imagemaker, minimalism, New Topographics, Personal Photography ethics, Street, Street photography, Words of music on 2022/05/04 at 04:00

According to Buddha

The light of the sun is the manifestation of the clarity of the sky; and the sky is the basic condition necessary for the manifestation of the sun’s light. So, too, in the sky two, three, four, or any number of suns could arise; but the sky always remains indivisibly one sky. Similarly, every individual’s state of presence is unique and distinct, but the void nature of the individual is universal, and common to all beings.

just take it slow
the sun will show you where to go
trust your heart can help you see
i have seen the light, it settled me
just take it slow

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a walk on Whyte Ave a day or so ago + human who did not agree to be photographed ~ Etown – Amiskwaciwâskahikan ᐊᒥᐢᑲᐧᒋᐋᐧᐢᑲᐦᐃᑲᐣ ~ April 2022

Neve Classic Console number

In Architecture, Buddhist philosophical concepts, by Hedy Bach, Colour photography, Documentary, dog, Fotografia, FujiX100V, Imagemaker, Minimal photography, New Topographics, Personal Photography ethics, Street photography, Words of music on 2022/05/01 at 04:00

According to Buddha

In essence, keep your mind relaxed at all times and accept the manifold experiences of life. Look at all situations with a sense of cheer and humor and, just as we may watch a comedy on the television to relieve tension, we should laugh at ourselves and have no tension.

whoah, it’s just a simple song
nothing right or wrong
you can sing along if you want to

***

a day ago walking + permission from humans as I learn more about street photography along the way ~ Etown – Amiskwaciwâskahikan ᐊᒥᐢᑲᐧᒋᐋᐧᐢᑲᐦᐃᑲᐣ ~ April 2022

Doraemon’s health diagnosis number

In abstract, Art, Buddhist philosophical concepts, by Hedy Bach, Colour photography, Documentary, Fotografia, FujiX100V, Imagemaker, iPhoneography, Minimal photography, Photography, Smartphone Photography, Street photography, Street Portrait, Words of music on 2022/04/06 at 04:00

According to Buddha

The basic problem is that emotions like anger and hatred are based on projections and exaggeration, not on objectivity or wisdom, and thus basically incorrect. 

if you lose your cool
baby, i’ll lose mine
you draw the red line
i love crossing red lines

a night or so ago ~ restroom series ~ Etown – Amiskwaciwâskahikan ᐊᒥᐢᑲᐧᒋᐋᐧᐢᑲᐦᐃᑲᐣ  ~ April 2022

Neve Sweetwater number

In Alberta, Buddhist philosophical concepts, by Hedy Bach, Colour photography, Documentary, Edmonton, Fotografia, FujiX100V, Imagemaker, Photography, Story, Street, Street photography, Street Portrait on 2022/04/03 at 04:00

According to Buddha

Cultivate doing good. It can be done. If it brought deprivation and sorrow, I would not ask you to do it. But since it brings blessing and happiness, I do ask of you: cultivate doing good.

do you come from a land down under
where women glow and men plunder
can’t you hear, can’t you hear the thunder
you better run, you better take cover
buying bread from a man in brussels
he was six foot four and full of muscle
i said, “do you speak-a my language?”
he just smiled and gave me a vegemite sandwich
and he said:

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a day ago these humans agreed to be photographed ~ around the town ~ Etown – Amiskwaciwâskahikan ᐊᒥᐢᑲᐧᒋᐋᐧᐢᑲᐦᐃᑲᐣ  ~ April 2022

Battle of Manzikert year

In Alberta, Architecture, Art, Buddhist philosophical concepts, Canada, Colour photography, Documentary, Edmonton, Fotografia, FujiX100V, History, Landmarks, New Topographics, Photography, Street photography, Words of music on 2022/03/27 at 04:00

According to Buddha

The successive existences in a series of rebirths are not like the pearls in a pearl necklace, held together by a string, the ‘soul,’ which passes through all the pearls; rather they are like dice piled one on top of the other. Each die is separate, but it supports the one above it, with which it is functionally connected. Between the dice there is no identity, but conditionality.

people of today remember painted stories
with a kinscape that reflected all living time
and i often wondered what had happened
to those other ones who found themselves denied
 
 how did you deal with no appeal?
 just an open window

***

a day ago Kâhasinîskâk Pedestrian Bridge ~  Etown – Amiskwaciwâskahikan ᐊᒥᐢᑲᐧᒋᐋᐧᐢᑲᐦᐃᑲᐣ  ~ March 2022

Revolt against Prince Iziaslav Yaroslavich year

In Alberta landscapes, Architecture, Black and White Photography, Buddhist philosophical concepts, Documentary, Fotografia, FujiX100V, Landscape, New Topographics, Photography, Street photography, Words of music on 2022/03/16 at 04:00

According to Buddha

Sometimes we feel that one individual’s action is very insignificant. Then we think, of course, that effects should come from channeling or from a unifying movement. But the movement of the society, community or group of people means joining individuals. Society means a collection of individuals, so that initiative must come from individuals. Unless each individual develops a sense of responsibility, the whole community cannot move. So therefore, it is very essential that we should not feel that individual effort is meaningless – you should not feel that way. We should make an effort.

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a day or so ago Keephills ~ Alberta’s Coal Phase-Out ~ Wabamun Lake area ~ home of the Paul First Nation, AB ~ March 2022

Battle of Hastings year

In Alberta landscapes, Buddhist philosophical concepts, Colour photography, Documentary, Fotografia, FujiX100V, Landmarks, Lifestyle, New Topographics, Rural life, Street photography, Visual story telling, Words of music on 2022/03/09 at 04:00

According to Buddha

If you have never taken 
The principles of the teachings to heart, 
You have no basis 
For awakening to the hidden path. 

so, i’m at your house this morning
just a little after nine
’cause, it was in bobcaygeon
where i saw the constellations reveal themselves
one star at a time

***

a week or so ago a wee chat about gasoline ~ Andrew, Alberta ~  which lies on Treaty Six land ~ March 2022

Alan Gratz Projekt number

In Alberta, Black and White Photography, Buddhist philosophical concepts, Documentary, Emotion, Fotografia, iPhoneography, Mobile photography, New Topographics, Photography, Smartphone Photography, Street photography, Visual story telling, Words of music on 2022/03/06 at 04:00

According to Buddha

However deep your
Knowledge of the scriptures,
It is no more than a strand of hair
In the vastness of space;
However important appears
Your worldly experience,
It is but a drop of water in a deep ravine.

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a night ago  Flying Canoë Volant, Mill Creek Ravine ~ Etown – Amiskwaciwâskahikan ᐊᒥᐢᑲᐧᒋᐋᐧᐢᑲᐦᐃᑲᐣ  ~ March 2022

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