Thursday, June 24, 2010

...temples...




If, for some reason, you have not found the temple within...yet,
you can always turn to Nature
which ever offers
a myriad
of sacred 'temples'
where you can
sit in awe
and kneel in gratitude.






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11 comments:

  1. Lovely. Trees are excellent teachers with ancient wisdom to share.

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  2. So not only are you woefully bad at being bad, you would also never do as a snake-oils-saleman or a bible-beating TV preacher. Tsk, tsk. Well, we all have our shortcomings I guess.

    Excuse the gentle kidding, Bonnie, these are gorgeous photos and a philosophy to be embraced every instant of every day.

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  3. There is a majestic stand of Douglas Fir on Vancouver Island. It's known as cathedral grove. I consider any mature canopy that way. Beautiful images.

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  4. That Dalai Lama. So wise. Sometime in my distant past, in a rock song, I heard the lyrics 'the kingdom of heaven is within you' and it rang so completely true (yeah, I know, it's in the bible somewhere), I never set foot in a church again and turned my back on religion.

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  5. I couldn't agree more. . .I have always felt this way since I was very young, but could never express it so simply and eloquently as the great Dalai Lama

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  6. HI BONNIE-

    Oh how lovely - and yes, temples. ahhhhh

    Love to you
    Gail
    peace and hope......

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  7. Temples, like beauty, are often in the eyes of the beholder. All that is required is a touch of awe and a generous sprinkling of gratitude.

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  8. Nature is my place and thing to worship. Nicely captured. I love the golden light in that last shot especially. I’m out in the garden with my laptop catching up.

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  9. Bonnie, Your photographs are always so exquisite, and they truly touch the heart!! I love these...the tree especially speaks to me...so timeless. Have a wonderful weekend, my friend! Love, Janine XO

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  10. I like how you superimposed the poem and silhouette of the Dali Lama on your flower photo. Very cool looking! My daughter got a chance to hear him speak recently. She said he was just great!

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