Dougie MacLean Same as last year. Goodbye and farewell, my friend. One day, if perchance, we shall meet, let's pay for each other's cup of kindness...and we will take a right goodwill draught, for old times sake. Just this once. for Auld Lang Syne dear I sing this cup of kindness blue sea yonder clear … Continue reading Same as last year: farewell, goodbye, and a haiku, my friend,
December Squares -the time of a poet A time to move on, Elin, he says, and they set sail to England. The poet sighs as the two slowly walk, Down a memory lane hand in hand they talk. Now I am thirty-five and you not younger, raising a farm family of a boy and two … Continue reading December Squares -the time of a poet
Sierra Scenic Train & tracks -taken when I traveled in 2016 January using Amtrak. The scenery was spectacular. The company too. I sat with a very nice lady (in her sixties) who loved reading books and was on-route to take care of her mom (in her nineties) who had a fall. Quoted from online source: … Continue reading CB&W CHALLENGE POST: sitting next to a lover of books
Serene sometimes we just keep speed going no longer soul mopping Lo heaven store opening generous out pouring advent whitening earth plastering winter cleaning returning travelers rail tracking family reunion gathering
Cherry On TopThe day was like any ordinary day. We were all set to go to a hot spring and this picture was taken from a coach. The guide said we would go near the mountain but not too near. At that time they were speculating that it might have some volcanic activities unsuitable for … Continue reading his web blog frozen in a time and space
Cherry On Top You know this is a letter I will not send. It is an ordinary letter about how things are with me. The summer is ending and the last blooms outside my window have just withered. Soon it will be autumn and winter again. Today I looked into a drawer which I have not opened … Continue reading this is a letter I will not send.
Cherry On Top Looking at old photos I found this one by chance stored in a Nikon digital memory card. The photo was taken in 2007 December. As you would have recognized it is Mount Fuji in the morning. It was a clear morning and we had some good pictures on that day together. Traveling … Continue reading “Long Letter” (keeping a promise)
Journey in east and in west dreaming green field blue sky feast we have met at best
leaving her behind pondering saying goodbye trees witness untie ~~~~~~~~~~~~~He does not know how to say goodbye. Packing is one way to distract the tinge of sadness and an unnamed uncertain feeling. He packs and unpacks. His room filled with stuff and gifts. He travels light but is still stuck with stuff which mean something to … Continue reading saying goodbye again to dawn: a haiku (and a prose)
that morning we walked a door opened in the sky boundless favor poured
travel in transit phases of life in between coming or going
He always recalls the sun-lit yellow walkway changing directions
Rummaging memories Tears of multicolor found This one from printemps Ruby red wine lips Mid Summer night Shakespeare dream Avon here she came Wandering blue star Captured royal purple heart Perfect divine match Calm serene in peace Clear translucent pure sublime Heavenly at rest
~ May Orchid haiku~ Purple, white orchids May bloom saved from famine birds Sun kissed dew hugged bliss
-------a window in a mirror--------- mirror, bulb and mind open window to the sky imprisoned no more
(the background: the traveler's mirror muses - how the light plays trick on the ceiling reflection) ---------sunset haiku-------- a yearning for sea water reflecting pure light yet it's not sunset.
a traveler's mirror muses today an ode to the simplest traveler's stuff: a cup, a clock, paper and pen, and the Bible of life that quenches, keeps time, expresses, breathes and lives. _____________________ “In the days of Shamgar son of Anath, and in the days of Jael, people avoided the main roads, and travelers stayed … Continue reading a traveler’s mirror muses: an ode to the simplest traveler’s stuff
Mirror mirror musing continues: to break the monotony tonight, a sweet dinner for two one for me, the solitary traveler declares, and one for you, O, chagrined mirror.
James 2:2-4 New Living Translation (NLT) 2 For example, suppose someone comes into your meeting[a] dressed in fancy clothes and expensive jewelry, and another comes in who is poor and dressed in dirty clothes. 3 If you give special attention and a good seat to the rich person, but you say to the poor one, “You can … Continue reading traveler’s picture study of the waiting floors
definition of image: a representation of the external form of a person or thing in art. traveler's notes: Despite the time constraint, the following random products emerged for a display on this post, from a handful of old photos taken previously. Psalm 91:11 [Full Chapter] For he will order his angels to protect you wherever … Continue reading blurred but orignal random pictures of a traveler
This traveler needs the sweetness of life sometimes. Today this post self explains itself with pictures of sweet tasty mochi. Interestingly I never got to eat them in japan. They are available everywhere else. Perhaps I overlooked while in Japan. Next time I shall make it a point to ask for them.
I like to read poets. Not only poems but also the human mind who pens them. What drives this poet? His mind or his spirit? I don't need to be driven by the same. I can choose to be different. That's why I enjoy reading some poets. Here's one. Read the poet. Read your own … Continue reading The ‘choice’ factor of a poet’s presentation
It has been sometimes since this traveler shared something about travel. Here they are, some photos of a local market somewhere in the world. The day was early but the market was teeming with activities and lives of the people of this land. The photos were taken at random and focused on one theme, produce … Continue reading picture story: a day in the life of a market
March 2013 notes: This post has turned out prophetic. Indeed the world today is now deeply and clearly divided into three groups: the social-economic-political-religious power group, the elite liberal hidden in the above power group (holding key posts of influence), and the remnant (tiny and loose groupings scattered globally) hidden and preserved by God according … Continue reading （revised Prophecy- March 2013) End Times SIGNS: Spiritual Remnants
It is difficult for the spiritual mindman to choose which words to include in this spiritual journey through God's words. Every word becomes alive and says, choose Me. Indeed the Word of God is Jesus. He became man and came to this earth once. He will come again soon. We are living in daily expectation to see … Continue reading A dictionary for navigators on spiritual rough waters” chapter 3 Lord
Why does the spiritual mindman start this new journey to read God's words? Because he has navigated the uncharted waters previously and known how tough it is to sail without a pilot or a navigation guide. So in this dictionary he records everything he perceives in his spirit to share with his spiritual novice friends and brethren. … Continue reading “A dictionary for navigators on spiritual rough waters” background explained
There is a new dictionary which is not exactly new. It has been hidden to many who do not venture into the spiritual realm. The mindman has discovered this new way of reading words, really important words, the words of God. So he begins his real journey on the rough uncharted waters. Here are some … Continue reading A dictionary for navigators on spiritual rough waters1 : anger, bravery, consider and many more