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ZeN mOdE ūüďŅūüďŅ LoCk dOwN diaries–1

 

 

Deep in

 

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their 

 

 

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roots all

 

 

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flowers

 

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keep the

 

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light…

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( words ~ ` ~¬† Theodore Roethke,¬† Flower:Crepe myrtle¬†ūüíúūüíú)


Mother…

 

A 

Mother

Who,s 

Always

There…

 

 

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The Muse…

 

One must give himself completely

 
To his art and not hold back.

 
Throw caution to the

 
Wind.

 
Embrace the muse.

 


‚ÄĘ~‚Äʬ† ¬† Harley King

 

 

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Always Home…

 

Where are we

Going?

Always home

 

 

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Apply Within…

 

 

You once told me

 
You wanted to find

 
Yourself in the world –

 

 

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And I told you to

 
First apply within,

 
To discover the world

 
within you.

 

 

 

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You once told me

 
You wanted to save

 
The world from all its wars –

 

 

 

 

 

 

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And I told you to

 
First save yourself

 
From the world,

 
And all the wars

 

 
Through.

 

 

 

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( words : APPLY WITHIN by Suzy Kassem‚ÄĚ )


Journey…

 

 

Maybe the journey isn’t¬†so much about¬†becoming anything.¬†Maybe¬†it’s

about un-becoming everything¬†that¬†isn’t¬†

really you, so you can be who you were

meant to be in the

first place.

~ ` ~ Paulo  Coelho 

 

 

 

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The songs of trees…

We are all 

 

Trees…

 

 

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.

The Green

¬† smoke…

 

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Listen to 

it’s songs

…your own soul…

 

 

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All our wisdom

is stored 

in the Trees…

   ~`~ Santosh Kalwar

 

 

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..Universe in

ecstatic 

motion…

   ~`~ Rumi

 

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Our most intimate

contact with

Nature…

    ~`~  George Nakashima

 

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Grey Visage…

 

“ There is mystery behind that masked grey visage

, and ancient life force, delicate and mighty,

awesome and enchanted, commanding the silence

ordinarily reserved for mountain peaks,

great fires, and the sea.‚ÄĚ


~ ` ~  Peter Matthiessen

 

 

 

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Natya…(dance)

There will be no wisdom, no learning,
no art, nor craft, no device,
nor action that is not found within
natya.
        ~ ` ~  Sage Bharatha, Natya Shastra

 

 

 

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Let’s Pause…

 

 

Too often in life we pass by
Important things.

 
Let’s pause, change perspective &

 
See things more clearly.

 
          ~`~ Sergio de silva

 

 

 

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( Corbett national park,India)


In Rhythm…

Find yourself always…

 

 

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In rhythm…

 

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Even if you go out

 

Of step…

 

 

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Come back again

 

…remember to fall in line again…

 

 

 

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Remain with nature…

 

Move on…

 

 

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(Words:Osho )


Let go…

 

When I finally learned to let go of 

 
             having to totally control everything 

 
                     around me and let my life unfold, 

 
                                 I was stunned by the results…

 
                                                            ~ ` ~ Geri Larkin

 

 

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Wise man…2

 

A wise man once said

Nothing…

                     ~ ` ~ zen saying

 

 

 

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Gift…

 

One of the more difficult paradoxes to accept

 
is that this abundance of gifts is always quietly 

 
present and it is we who drift in 

 
and out of seeing it…

 
 ~ ` ~ Mark Nepo

 

 

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( Niagara Falls…)¬†


Fishing…

Every day is a new day.

It is better to be lucky…

 

 

 

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but I would rather be exact.

Then when luck comes

you are ready…

 

 

 

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To hell with 

luck…

 

 

 

 

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I ‘ll bring the luck¬†

with me…

 

 

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My big fish must be

somewhere…

 

 

 

 

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As wave is driven by 

each wave…

 

 

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The world breaks everyone..

and afterward…

 

 

 

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some are strong at

the broken place…

 

 

 

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But man is not made

of defeat …

 

 

 

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a man can be destroyed..

but not

defeated…

 

 

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Men go fishing all their 

lives..

without realizing,

 

 

 

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its not the fish 

they are after 

(~ ` ~ Henry David )

 

 

 

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Fishing is much more than 

fish…

 

 

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It is the great occasion when we may

return to the fine simplicity 

of our forefathers…

( ~ ` ~ Herbert Hoover )

 

 

 

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( Words: Ernest Hemingway )


Older wisdom…

 

Since we are the youngest children of creation,
our accumulated wisdom is young, too, and so I 
search outside of the tiny and fragile box of 
humankind’s insight and understanding for the
older wisdom, the more ancient and enduring
healing.

¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†…I have documented the rich insights and mercies
brought to my life by my animal kin…I write about


the empowerment of meaningful and healing
relationships.
Many of mine are with animals and nature.


                                        ~ ` ~ Susan Chernak Mcelroy

 

 

 

 

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Enduring & Real…

To look for a form or search 

for a 

sound

is to stumble down the

wrong path .

The wisdom that cannot be thought,

alone reveals that which

is enduring and

real…

 

   ~ ` ~   Zen

 

 

 

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Breathe in…

 

 

Breathe in with the deep awareness that you are a 

human being.

Then breathe out and touch the earth,

a non-man element, as your mother.

Visualize the streams of water beneath the Earth’s

surface.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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See the minerals .See our Mother Earth, the Mother of

us all.

Then bring your arms up and breathe in again, touching the

trees, flowers, fruits, birds, squirrels, air and sky– the

non-elements.

 

 

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When your head is touching the air, the sun, the moon,

the galaxies, the cosmos–non-man elements that have

come together in order to make man possible–you see

that all of the elements are coming into you to make your

being possible.

 

 

 

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Breathing in again, stretch your arms and be aware that you also penetrate other 

elements.

 

 

 

 

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Man helps make the other elements possible.

 

( Words : Thich Nhat Hanh  )

 


Wildness…

 

 

The journey is into the wildness of your greater life.
The wilderness is your soul.
To merge with your destiny, you must locate,
liberate and live what is truly wild.
The soul is here to live its joy.


The uninitiated ego is here to keep things familiar,
safe and predictable.


Which path will you choose?

 

                                  ~ ` ~ Bill Plotkin

 

 

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Things we love…

” We lose ourselves in the¬†

things we love…

 

We find ourselves there

Too…”

 

 

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Alert…

Zen is an effort

to become
alert &

aware.
                              ~ ` ~ Osho

 

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Sparkle…

I am pretty sure that

when we sparkle

individually, we

Heal + shine

collectively.

~ ` ~  Tanya Markul

 

Wishing you all a happy &peaceful

new year ‚̧ ‚̧

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Who Am I …?

I am That  I am..

I am that which I have created myself to be.

                             ~ ` ~ The Gita

 

 

 

 

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I am the answer you were not

expecting…

 

 

 

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I exist 

As I am.

That is enough.

             ~ ` ~ Walt Whitman

 

 

 

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Knowing yourself is the beginning of

all

wisdom.

       ~ ` ~ Aristotle

 

 

 

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Many have an Image of me.

Few get the

picture…

 

 

 

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I regret opening up to 

some people.

They didn’t deserve to¬†

know me like that.

    ~ ` ~ Gold-Kushkloudz

 

 

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Wondering on 

myself,

by myself,

for myself…

 

 

 

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I am a thinker

Not a talker…

 

 

 

 

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I have travelled 

through madness

to 

find me…

 

 

 

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Don’t ask¬†

anyone 

but me,

about me…

 

 

 

 

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I am shy at first but…

I do the stupidest random

things when I 

get comfortable

with someone…

 

 

 

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I 

hate being

Shy…

 

 

 

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Never have I dealt with 

anything more

difficult than my

own soul…

 

 

 

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You don’t know me…

I put back my pieces,

differently.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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( words: Internet )


They Heal…

 

 

The ways of these

gentle giants &

 

how they
heal us are
mysterious…

 

 

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