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Soon Enough

When, when, when? When all we want, all we need to hear, what we hope for, what we fear. By the time we’ve found other things to do, other things to wait for, other words to hear – soon enough … Continue reading

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Seeing

One way to open your eyes is to ask yourself, “What if I had never seen this before? What if I knew I would never see it again? ~Rachel Carson

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Happy Mother’s Day

Our Rhododendron is in  bloom.  Nice mother’s day gift from the Universe.

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Plant Poppies

When you go for a walk, take seeds with you, poppies, rainbow chard, rocket. Plant them among the weeds in patches of wasteland. See what happens. ~Tom Hodgkinson

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The Lost Art of Anticipation

Tweet, twitter, Instagram, call, text, web cam – get it done, see it now, never wait, don’t know how. Envision, dream what you desire, watch tiny sparks light a fire. Half the joy of wanting is the thing that seems … Continue reading

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Know Thyself

Make it thy business to know thyself, which is the most difficult lesson in the world. ~Cervantes

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Be You

Whatever you are, be a good one. ~Abraham Lincoln

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Water

Thousands have lived without love, not one without water. ~ Auden

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Perfect

If you can spend a perfectly useless afternoon in a perfectly useless manner, you have learned how to live. ~Lin Yutang

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Come Alive

“Ask what makes you come alive and go do it. Because what the world needs is people who have come alive.” ~Howard Thurman

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Astounding

If we all did the things we are capable of doing we would literally astound ourselves. ~Thomas Edison

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That’s My Dad

“Hello, Low Tar Roofing, Lorne speaking. Hi mom, yep. We’re on the highway, just coming into West Van.” Lorne checks his rear view mirror and pulls over into the slow lane, fumbles the telephone to his left ear while holding … Continue reading

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Finding Meaning

When the deepest part of you becomes engaged in what you are doing, when what you are doing serves both yourself and others, when you do not tire within, but seek the sweetest satisfaction of your life and work, then … Continue reading

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Rest Stop

One hand full of rest is better than two fists full of labor and striving after wind. ~Ecclesiastes (Photograph taken at Lefty’s Restaurant in Parksville, BC, a fantastic place to eat!)

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A Schedule

A schedule defends from chaos and whim. It is a net for catching days. It is a scaffolding on which a worker can stand and labor with both hands at sections of time. ~Annie Dillard  

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