April 17, 2003

Water, Water Everywhere

image copyright Fred First

Goose Creek ~ April 2003

Look at the trees, look at the birds, look at the clouds, look at the stars... and if you have eyes you will be able to see that the whole existence is joyful. Everything is simply happy. Trees are happy for no reason; they are not going to become prime ministers or presidents and they are not going to become rich and they will never have any bank balance. Look at the flowers - for no reason. It is simply unbelievable how happy flowers are. ~Osho

Climb the mountains and get their good tidings. Nature's peace will flow into you as sunshine flows into trees. The winds will blow their own freshness into you, and the storms their energy, while cares will drop off like autumn leaves. ~John Muir

Everybody needs beauty as well as bread, places to play in and pray in, where nature may heal and give strength to body and soul. ~John Muir

Posted by fred1st at April 17, 2003 06:29 PM | TrackBack
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I like *your* writing.

Is it OK to say that when I saw the photograph I just knew that the peaceful words to follow would follow that stream, telling us what is above it and below it. You would probably even scent the air.

And instead the writing was duller than usual. I wondered why, and then got to
~Osho

This is intended as a compliment to your writing. I still remember being able to smell the creosote as you wrote. Hope this finds you in good spirits.

Posted by: meg at April 17, 2003 08:34 PM

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