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Minamoto no Kintada’s year of death

In abstract, Alberta landscapes, Buddhist philosophical concepts, Colour photography, Fotografia, FujiX100V, Landscape, minimalism, Photography, Words of music on 2021/01/17 at 04:00

According to Buddha

As we grow in our consciousness, there will be more compassion and more love, and then the barriers between people, between religions, between nations will begin to fall. Yes, we have to beat down the separateness.

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a day or so ago ~ Miquelon Lake + river ~ Etown ~ January 2021

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

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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

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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.

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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.

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peacock feather in yesterday’s sunshine ~ December 2020

3M library book check model number

In Alberta landscapes, Architecture, Black and White Photography, Buddhist philosophical concepts, Documentary, FujiX100V, Monochromia, Photography, Street photography, Visual story telling, Words of music on 2020/12/27 at 04:00

According to Buddha

As you start to walk on the way, the way appears.

the dog days are over
the dog days are done
can’t you hear the horses
’cause here they come

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be outside ~ a day or so ago ~ Etown – Amiskwaciwâskahikan ᐊᒥᐢᑲᐧᒋᐋᐧᐢᑲᐦᐃᑲᐣ ~ 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.

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street a day ago ~ 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

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

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