I love the sun like flowers – Music Monday

One of my favorite things when I mountain bike is riding through fields of sunflowers. I never get tired of being in the middle of it – those flower faces turning toward the sun. 

photo: Holly Troy

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Last Goodbye – Music Monday

Grateful for the “helloes” in this year full of “good-byes”.
Good-bye might as well be beautiful. Thank you, Jeff Buckley!

photo: Holly Troy

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Hallelujah

Flying, swooping, listening to Leonard Cohen’s Hallelujah sung by Jeff Buckley while riding in the forest. The sunlight shining through the trees was stunning. Through the camera lens, the light took on an almost solid quality. Light as entity. Just as I was coming to this place I was here in the song: . . […]

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Communicate . . . Any Way You Can

We all have our own stories to tell – what are yours? (5th Chakra) “I do not know the truth, or I do not know how to tell the truth. All I have are stories, night thoughts, the sudden convictions that uncertainty spawns.” – Anne Enright, The Gathering “You are song, a wished-for song.”- Rumi “Puritanism […]

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Sing and Know Truth

We all have our own stories to tell – what are yours? (5th Chakra) “I do not know the truth, or I do not know how to tell the truth. All I have are stories, night thoughts, the sudden convictions that uncertainty spawns.” – Anne Enright, The Gathering “You are song, a wished-for song.”- Rumi “Puritanism […]

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Beauty and the “What is Sustainability?” Question

Plato said the only real thing in the universe is Beauty. The far-eastern Vedics said the only real thing in the Universe is Brahma, and that all else is Maya, or illusion. They are talking about the bliss of realizing we are One with everything, of experiencing such completeness that we lose our Selves. It is as if the body becomes a string that sets to humming as it resonates with the vibration of life. Beauty is relational. The relationship is based on harmony that brings about a loss of ego – moments of just “be”-ing are “be”-autiful. The experience of beauty extends beyond the self and out into the world, as well as arising from the cosmos to the self (and the rest of the world).

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