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Blog posts : "perception"

Those Moments

when you look up, at say,
a pot of red and white striped petunias
bright in the afternoon sun
and see a being there,

or when the perfect circle
of a Robin's nest
delicately lined with soft straw
briefly arrests your circle of breath,

or when an earnest bee
buzzes about the rose bloo…

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Brown, Black, and Fuzzy

The past several weeks, while out on my almost daily walk, I have been rescuing fuzzy black and brown striped caterpillars.

I noticed the intrepid crawlers that wandered onto the asphalt road, if they didn't get run over, died from the heat of sun-baked asphalt. So, when spying one micro-stepping…

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Maple and Spruce

There are two trees outside my window, not far from the house. One lost its colorful leaves over two months ago, the other is an evergreen.  

Like the bare Maple, something in me responds to seasonal differences revealing the growth and change that we mark with time. As 2014 becomes 2015, a sense …

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Availability

My favorite time to enjoy psylence is when walking through my neighborhood which is blessed with many old growth trees - pines and deciduous -  plus many saplings, adolescents, and young adults. The presence found in silence is also the presence of the trees, of myself, the sunlight, grass, and the …

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Am Not

In silence I became familiar with who I am by realizing who or what I am not. When you know you are not something that you thought you were, perception shifts. Over time, the idea of self becomes more fluid. That fluidity contains joy and acceptance.

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