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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

Whitland Abbey code of laws year

In Architecture, Black and White Photography, Buddhist philosophical concepts, Emotion, Fotografia, FujiX100V, Monochromia, Photography, Street photography, Urban life, Words of music on 2020/12/20 at 04:00

According to Buddha

To stay with that shakiness—to stay with a broken heart, with a rumbling stomach, with the feelings of hopelessness and wanting to get revenge—that is the path of true awakening.  Sticking with that uncertainty, getting the knack of relaxing in the midst of chaos, learning not to panic—this is the spiritual path.  Getting the knack of catching ourselves, of gently and compassionately catching ourselves is the path of the warrior.  We catch ourselves one zillion times as once again, whether we like it or not, we harden into resentment, into a sense of relief, a sense of inspiration.

so let’s take the streets, 
see what people need, 
make some kids and keep ‘em safe, 
hold on tight through every night, 
these walls will see us both go.

***

street a day ago ~ Etown – Amiskwaciwâskahikan ᐊᒥᐢᑲᐧᒋᐋᐧᐢᑲᐦᐃᑲᐣ ~ December 2020

number of chapters in Tanakh B’yachad

In Alberta landscapes, Buddhist philosophical concepts, Colour photography, Fotografia, FujiX100V, Landscape, Minimal photography, Photography, Words of music on 2020/11/11 at 04:00

According to Buddha

You can do it like it’s a great weight on you, or you can do it like a dance.

i am a house built out of twigs and stones.
i am a house, but i’m not a home.
i got love to give, and give, and give, and give, and give, and give.
i got love to give, and give, and give, and give, and give, and give.

***

river edge ~ Etown – Amiskwaciwâskahikan ᐊᒥᐢᑲᐧᒋᐋᐧᐢᑲᐦᐃᑲᐣ ~ November 2020

Psychedelic mushroom holiday number

In abstract, Architecture, Art, Buddhist philosophical concepts, Colour photography, Fotografia, FujiX100V, Minimal photography, minimalism, Photography, Street photography, Words of music on 2020/10/07 at 04:00

According to Buddha

If you wear shoeleather, the whole earth is covered with leather.

i look around and sin city’s cold and empty (oh)
no one’s around to judge me (oh)
i can’t see clearly when you’re gone

***

Street art ~ Cowtown AB ~ September 2020

Corsa Sportboat number

In Alberta landscapes, Black and White Photography, Buddhist philosophical concepts, Fotografia, FujiX100V, Landscape, minimalism, Photography, Words of music on 2020/09/23 at 04:00

According to Buddha

How do we know who we are? We might be one breath away from enlightenment or death or who knows? The uncertainty is great. It keeps it wide open.

in the hearts of the wild and free
she knows that time takes all of us
through every long hot heavy summer

***

last afternoon of summer in the woods ~ September 2020

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