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From the Quote Box

The world is indeed a mixture of truth and make-believe. Discard the make-believe and take the truth. — Ramakrishna Continue reading

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Photos as Reference

Long time readers may attest that I take a fair number of photos. It’s true. Not all the photos are great – some are taken to capture a bit of light or something interesting or just as an aid to … Continue reading

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Words from Tolkien

Where will wants not, a way opens. — J.R.R. Tolkien and this perenniel beacon: It is not our part to master all the tides of the world, but to do what is in us for the succour of those years … Continue reading

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Dealing with it. 

From this fine Brainpickings article, When Things Fall Apart: Tibetan Buddhist Nun and Teacher Pema Chödrön on Transformation Through Difficult Times To stay with that shakiness — to stay with a broken heart, with a rumbling stomach, with the feeling … Continue reading

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From the Quote Box

I am in the present. I cannot know what tomorrow will bring forth. I can know only what the truth is for me today. That is what I am called upon to serve, and I serve it in all lucidity. … Continue reading

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