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Year the Battle of Zvečan ended

In Alberta, Art, Buddhist philosophical concepts, close up, Colour photography, Documentary, Fotografia, Imagemaker, iPhoneography, Learning, Photography, Smartphone Photography, Visual story telling, Words of music on 2022/06/15 at 04:00

According to Buddha

Mindfulness is not just a word or a discourse by the Buddha, but a meaningful state of mind. It means we have to be here now, in this very moment, and we have to know what is happening internally and externally. It means being alert to our motives and learning to change unwholesome thoughts and emotions into wholesome ones. Mindfulness is a mental activity that in due course eliminates all suffering.

don’t you, forget about me
don’t, don’t, don’t, don’t
don’t you, forget about me

***

a day or so ago ~ Castor & District Museum Society ~ Castor AB ~ June 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

Jōyō kanji tremendously number 

In Buddhist philosophical concepts, Colour photography, Fotografia, FujiX100V, Learning, Per, Personal Photography ethics, Photography, Street photography, Visual story telling, Words of music on 2022/04/10 at 04:00

According to Buddha

All the peace and happiness of the whole globe, the peace and happiness of societies, the peace and happiness of family, the peace and happiness in the individual persons’ life, and the peace and happiness of even the animals and so forth, all depends on having loving kindness toward each other.

blank screen tv
preening ourselves in the snow
forget my name
 
but we’re strangers when we meet
strangers when we meet

***

a day ago ~ a conversation with permission at Mickey’s Barber Shop ~ Etown – Amiskwaciwâskahikan ᐊᒥᐢᑲᐧᒋᐋᐧᐢᑲᐦᐃᑲᐣ  ~ April 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.

***

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

Hexadecimal 0x424 number

In Body, British Columbia, Buddhist philosophical concepts, by Hedy Bach, Emotion, Fotografia, FujiX100V, Learning, New Topographics, Photography, Visual story telling, Words of music on 2022/02/16 at 04:00

According to Buddha

Goodbyes are only for those who love with their eyes. Because for those who love with heart and soul there is no such thing as separation.

goin’ up to the spirit in the sky (spirit in the sky)
that’s where i’m gonna go when i die (when i die)
when i die and they lay me to rest
i’m gonna go to the place that’s the best

***

a day or so ago the burial of ‘bluefin’ (the beta fish) ~ West Beach, White Rock lies on the Semiahmoo First Nation ~ February 2022

Hexadecimal 0x404 number

In Alberta landscapes, Buddhist philosophical concepts, close up, Colour photography, dreams, Fotografia, FujiX100V, Landscape, Photography, Visual story telling, Words of music on 2021/10/24 at 04:00

According to Buddha

Do everything with a mind that lets go. Do not expect any praise or reward. If you let go a little, you will have a little peace. If you let go a lot, you will have a lot of peace. If you let go completely, you will know complete peace and freedom. Your struggles with the world will have come to an end.

look
if you had
one shot
or one opportunity
to seize everything, you ever wanted
in one moment
would you capture it
or just let it slip?

***

a week ago Fox Lake, Hanna Alberta ~ acknowledging Treaty 7 territory land ~ October 2021

LuAZ Transporter number

In British Columbia, Buddhist philosophical concepts, Colour photography, Fotografia, FujiX100V, Humour, New Topographics, Photography, Street photography, Visual story telling, Words of music on 2021/03/24 at 04:00

According to Buddha

Our rational minds can never understand what has happened, but our hearts, if we can keep them open to spirit, will find their own intuitive way.

now take me to other side
little bitty blues bird flies
and gray clouds, or white walls, or blue skies
we gon’ fly, feel alright
 
it’s a good day (to be)
a good day for me (a good day for me)

a day ago Crescent Beach, Surrey, BC ~ March 2021

Largest 3-digit perfect square number

In Architecture, Buddhist philosophical concepts, Fotografia, FujiX100V, New Topographics, Photography, Street photography, Visual story telling on 2021/03/03 at 04:00

According to Buddha

The outer world is a projection of our mind. If we look through rose-colored glasses, the world is beautiful. If we look through black glasses, it is horrible. We will have fear if the anger, resentment, and disturbances inside us have not been worked out. The best way to get rid of fear is to very consciously wish all beings everything good every day, as often and deeply as possible. There is no fear that will not disappear then; the blockages that one cannot bear will fall away. Good wishes for others are the strongest antidote.

i had the feeling that i⁠—
i could speak to somebody for a minute here
somebody that i loved
i could pull myself together

***

a walk along 111ave ~ a day or so ago ~ Edmonton ~  Amiskwaciwâskahikan ᐊᒥᐢᑲᐧᒋᐋᐧᐢᑲᐦᐃᑲᐣ ~ February 2021

Vetsch’s Before the Dawn book number

In Black and White Photography, Buddhist philosophical concepts, Documentary, Fotografia, FujiX100V, Learning, Monochromia, Photography, Visual Narrative, Visual story telling, Words of music on 2021/01/31 at 04:00

According to Buddha

A Native American grandmother was speaking to her grandson about violence and cruelty in the world and how it comes about. She said it was as if two wolves were fighting in her heart. One wolf was vengeful and angry, and the other wolf was understanding and kind. The young man asked his grandmother which wolf would win the fight in her heart. And the grandmother answered, “The one that wins will be the one I choose to feed.”

just then grandfather came out.
he was angry because peter had gone in the meadow.
“it is the dangerous place.
if a wolf should come out of the forest, then what would you do?”
but peter paid no attention to his grandfather’s words.

***

3 months ago wolf bones in Golden, BC ~ Northern Lights Wildlife Wolf Centre ~ January 2021

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