Tag Archives: Quotes

Monday Musings: On Silence

“Let silence take you to the core of life.”

“The quieter you become the more able you are to hear.”

Rumi

 “Are you listening?

Be aware of the silence.

Hear life’s depths revealed.

Watch sources of strength be born.

Be still – be present.”

-Tiny 🙂

Monday Musings: Reflection

Everyone and everything that shows up in our life is a reflection of something that is happening inside of us.  – Alan Cohen

This quote expresses something I’ve been pondering quite a bit. We may want to understand why something unwanted shows up in our lives. Instead of always looking at something or someone external to blame, it might also be useful to look inside – into our mind, heart and soul. Although we may not understand the reasons behind everything that happens to us in life, we might find some useful answers there. It’s worth some contemplation.

Have a wonderful week, Tiny

Footnote: The picture above shows a part of the outer wall of the Dali Museum. The building itself (more on that in a later post), and the reflections in the windows are almost as surreal as the paintings inside 🙂

Musing Monday: The House of Life

When one door closes, another opens; but we often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door that we do not see the one that has opened for us.   – Alexander Graham Bell

A closed door is … a closed door. And it’s in the past. It doesn’t matter how hard we bang on that door as we cannot walk though it and relive the past. A new door opens in the present. Once we see it, we have a choice whether or not to walk through it.

Is there an open door in my House of Life I am not seeing? Something to ponder this week.

Have a wonderful week,  Tiny

 

 

Musing Monday: Stop Weaving

“In Silence there is eloquence.

Stop weaving

and see how the pattern improves.”

– Rumi

We might believe we are at the controls of our life, and therefore able to weave whatever pattern we have designed. But many of us have already learned that the pattern we’ve weaved doesn’t look anything like the design we had made. And some of it certainly isn’t that eloquent. Can we stop weaving and trust that the pattern will improve? Something to ponder this week … when the Selfie Sticks sell like butter.

A Cool Day. With Just a Hint of Color.

Nature always wears the colors of the spirit. – Ralph Waldo Emerson

Today we had a spell of winter weather here in Florida. The birds in the salt marsh were hiding from the cold winds. I didn’t get to go out on my usual walk, but thought I’d play a little with my photos.  So here are some of my friends in their temporarily cool, monochrome environment. With a hint of color.

night heron hoc
Yellow-crowned Night Heron
tricolored heron hoc
Tri-colored Heron
snowy egret hoc
Snowy Egret
spoonbill hoc
Roseate Spoonbill
Royal Tern
Royal Tern
Pelican eating
Brown Pelican
Great Blue Heron
Great Blue Heron
Papa Osprey
Mama Osprey

Please stay warm and be safe! ❤ Tiny

Ps. This post has been edited after publishing when I discovered that Papa Osprey (PO) actually was Mama Osprey.