Tag Archives: beauty

October Skies

October is the northern world’s most beautiful month, its autumn capstone (while the south is in spring—not too shabby either), when leaves vie with sunrises to out-spectacle one another, and clouds and moons stage sunset harvest revues. Nostrils flare as … Continue reading

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Unexpected Beauty

There’s something suspiciously miraculous about how much unexpected beauty there is in the world. But perhaps more miraculous still is the fact that humans (even those without eyesight) are able to see it. If they only will. (Click on any … Continue reading

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Dear Deer

I found Bambi grazing on a lawn in Washington state! He was surrounded by very watchful adults. The adults were a bit wary of humans, but Bambi was pure curiosity! This adult had a massive yet cleanly healed scar that…

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The Pathway

Originally posted on A Sliver of Life:
Shed the smug snobbish shroud, forsake flawed pretext of proud, hold a humble harmonious heart, a courteous compassionate new start, learn from mother she forgives deceit, casting emeralds in paths of concrete! –…

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Winter Truth

The world is born in the spring rejoices in summer and bundles its blessings in autumn ∴ But only in the winter does it learn who it is

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Ever Green

Some lives are leafy limbs compelling eyes to gaze at them to acknowledge their convulsive beauty Naïve in their baseless joy they reign a scant and unremembered season then die having never truly lived Some lives are barren limbs pushing … Continue reading

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Christmas Alphabet S : Silent Night – The Everly Brothers, Sinead O’ Connor & Low

Originally posted on The Immortal Jukebox:
Almost there. How to prepare? At this Season wisdom is found not in speech but in silence. Stand in Awe. Commune with your own heart. Be Still. Hope and wait. In Silence. Not in…

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