Travel review 2014-2016 (15 random points)

The sound mind man's rather personal three years' travel in review in fifteen random realms as follows: 1. weather experienced: extreme heat (over 40 degrees C to extreme cold (thick snow on the way) but blessed with moderate weather mostly. 2. ocean: Pacific from end to end. 3. work: two medium size books completed. 4. … Continue reading Travel review 2014-2016 (15 random points)

a young girl’s anticipation of good

an Anticipation of good from a young idealist. This is the sound minder's wish too. For a new year of new beginning for many. Be transformed by the renewal of our mind. Bible verses on hope: Romans 5:4 and perseverance, character; and character, hope. Hebrews 6:18 that by two immutable things, in which it is impossible for … Continue reading a young girl’s anticipation of good

Not magic: a day at the Monterey Bay Aquarium

Not Magic. Underwater life is no magic. It is real in the tangible physical world. Where did such wonder come from? The same where every living and none living things (including planets and the origins of the materials and matters that form planets, stars, gases and forces) and creatures come from. Bible verses: And God … Continue reading Not magic: a day at the Monterey Bay Aquarium

my tiny fruitful acquaintances

Tiny This picture of tiny berries was taken when I was looking for bright colors in Autumn. It grew by the roadside. The colors are rich and give a feeling of the richness of nature in this season when those who labor can expect a harvest. The birds and squirrels too have waited for this … Continue reading my tiny fruitful acquaintances

On a day when her light returns: a haiku

As she Shines One day he passes shinning water full of life transformed in the light Genesis 1:3-5 The Message (MSG) God spoke: “Light!” And light appeared. God saw that light was good and separated light from dark. God named the light Day, he named the dark Night. It was evening, it was morning— Day … Continue reading On a day when her light returns: a haiku

free admission, a glimpse, inspiration

a Local museum opens today. This is a very small museum recording the life of one man in the local community of this little suburb town. Admission is free. Very few travelers come to this town. I happen to be around as a wedding guest. This is the first time I visit a museum that looks like … Continue reading free admission, a glimpse, inspiration

the colors you wear: a haiku (and a prose)

colors green and blue always your favorite so true a dress for my heart ~~~~~~~~~~~~~He remembers her in her blue and green dress. She dresses well. The colors of nature: the green grass, green plants, green trees, and the blue sea, blue mountain, blue sky. Often there is white space in between, like a white canvas background … Continue reading the colors you wear: a haiku (and a prose)

a birthday greeting: Love Definition

Indispensable Love Though I speak with the tongues of men and of angels, but have not love, I have become sounding brass or a clanging cymbal. And though I have the gift of prophecy, and understand all mysteries and all knowledge, and though I have all faith, so that I could remove mountains, but have … Continue reading a birthday greeting: Love Definition

behold love: a haiku (and a prose)

Behold love so vast beyond my vision's ship mast sailing on with hope ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~Sometimes he finds it hard to carry on hoping when he has waited quite long. He may feel tired and somewhat lonely when he is sailing alone facing the same tough and trying stormy or impasse situation. Yet in his deepest inner … Continue reading behold love: a haiku (and a prose)

If I sell you love: a haiku (and a prose)

Will you buy from me if I sell you my heart ache bleeding all in blue ~~~~~~~~~~~~~He tries the last resort. He decides to start a healing school -treating cases of heart aches. There is no lack of supplies and demands. He has a theatre full. But he specializes on only one kind of heart ache, a rare kind, … Continue reading If I sell you love: a haiku (and a prose)

A DICTIONARY FOR NAVIGATORS ON SPIRITUAL ROUGH WATERS 40: MORE WORDS FOR HARD TIMES

More words for hard times coping, or rather, overcoming, which is a better and stronger action word, with victory in sight. Hard times draw out the best in human, the tough ones who go on and become tougher still. The weak ones too must rise to their best and become tough and free from their … Continue reading A DICTIONARY FOR NAVIGATORS ON SPIRITUAL ROUGH WATERS 40: MORE WORDS FOR HARD TIMES

A DICTIONARY FOR NAVIGATORS ON SPIRITUAL ROUGH WATERS 39: MORE WORDS FOR HARD TIMES

Hard times are the number one concern to every individual, not to mention those with a family to feed. Hard times means a lack. Lack of sufficient resources. Lack of the usual stuff that we consider constituting physical, mental and emotional security and well being. Increasingly we hear of news of certain economic phenomena that … Continue reading A DICTIONARY FOR NAVIGATORS ON SPIRITUAL ROUGH WATERS 39: MORE WORDS FOR HARD TIMES

paint’s poetic language: closeness

dimension presides zones realms spaces seem subside closeness overrides ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Job 10:10-12 New Living Translation (NLT) 10 You guided my conception     and formed me in the womb.[a] 11 You clothed me with skin and flesh,     and you knit my bones and sinews together. 12 You gave me life and showed me your unfailing love.     My life was preserved by … Continue reading paint’s poetic language: closeness