This small plant stem blowing in the breeze contains in it the dust of stars. If we can understand it we will know all there is to know.
It’s always a pleasure seeing a completely contented person. It may only be for the briefest moment but sitting still and loosing oneself in thought should be a daily goal for all of us.
I love the quiet time before the city rouses itself. No horns, no sirens, only ths soft sounds of sleep slinking off.
It’s time for a rest. A quiet break from the frantic acrimony that grips our nation. Maybe for a while we can just sit and watch the water flow slowly by. There is a natural world that needs our love. Let’s give some time to caring for it.
These photographs were taken about 5 minutes apart this morning as I was on my way to get groceries. I’m struck by how deep in thought both these women seem to be. Yet how can one be sure? Sometimes we just turn off our minds for a moment and enjoy the stillness within.
Meditation helps. It’s worth practicing.