so simple. so complex. steven
A stunningly beautiful image, Bonnie, coupled with one of my favorite writers. What could be better? Hope you are feeling better. It would appear that you are.
ah. you make me think...right before bed...i will never get any sleep...smiles.how are you healing?
To paraphrase Lao Tzu: "A journey of a single step begins with a thousand miles."
This really makes one think.. and appreciate. Lovely image.
I like this a lot. both the image and the sentiment.
HISUch a strong image blended with powerful and wise words. "thank you".....and may I add, at times, along the journey we arrive for a time and savor and rest.Love to youGailpeace.....
Well then, what's the bloody point of buying a ticket...
That's quite true. Journeys essentially have nothing to do with the amount of miles covered. Not even to do with physical, geographical space at all. Though they may well incorporate these. (As well as Krishnamurti, Alan Watts was the writer who turned me on to Zen Buddhism at a young age.)
So true! This kind of journey is so important in our lives. We need to pay attention to them.HugsSueAnn
Words to think about and mull over this week.
As always you are an inspiration with your beautiful photography and the perfect words to accompany them. Thank you!Cheers!JulieJulie Magers Soulen Photography
I love this image too.I felt the truth of Watts' words yesterday while holding my newest great-niece, 5 weeks old. When I look into a baby's dark quiet eyes, I feel that she knows best what we un-know over time. I wish she could put it into words, but maybe words aren't necessary.
We shall not cease from explorationAnd the end of all our exploringWill be to arrive where we startedAnd know the place for the first time.T S Eliotsayng something of the same thing. Wonderful picture.
Ah yes. . . it's the reawakening that's the miracle.
So true lol it's taken me over thirty years to puzzle that one out! I took the scenic route! Beautiful photograph too
Meaningful quote; the process being simple and, sometimes, very complex for people.
Lovely sentiment (and photo!)Make me think, "Yes!" Sometimes we forget to remember...
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