Monthly Archives: December 2012

Smally

“The butterfly counts not months, but moments and has time enough.”–Rabindranath Tagore “To see a World in a grain of sand, And a Heaven in a wild flower, Hold Infinity in the palm of your hand, And Eternity in an … Continue reading

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Within You, Without You

“Try to realize it’s all within yourself No one else can make you change And to see you’re really very small And life flows on Within you and without you.” –George Harrison, “Within You, Without You”

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The Call

Nothing left unsaid, undone.No risk regretted.Freeing self and soul for the home stretch. “To refuse the call means stagnation.”  “When the refusal of the call happens, there is a kind of drying up, a sense of life lost.”–Joseph Campbell “He … Continue reading

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Worth Remembering

“They intoxicate themselves with work so they won’t see how they really are.”–Aldous Huxley “Most people perform essentially meaningless work. When they retire, that truth is borne upon them.”–Brendan Francis “Nothing is more terrible than activity without insight.”–Thomas Carlyle “There … Continue reading

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Great Soul

He woke up on an unfamiliar shore of a spiritual sea he had been travelling for decades in search of ecstasy and Krishna. The beautiful pain, the sweet sorrow of transcendent melodies that came from within. He could not stop … Continue reading

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Thank You, Ravi

“We were talking about the love we all could share.”–George Harrison, “Within You, Without You” ………………………. And all the other great lessons about life, love, classical musical possibilities, and globalism (McLuhan’s global village was first realized musically by Harrison and … Continue reading

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Leonard Cohen Moment

“When they said, “Repent, repent”.                                                                                    I wonder what they meant.”                                                                                                –“The Future”

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Bob Dylan Moment

“If dogs run free, the why not we Across the swooping plains?” –“If Dogs Run Free”, New Morning

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December shores

“A sacred place is any space that is set apart from the usual context of life. Your sacred space is where you can find yourself again and again.”–Joseph Campbell -1- Over and over great green waves pound and crash on … Continue reading

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Recalling a Blithe Spirit

“So that’s what destiny is: simply the fulfilment of the potentialities of the energies in your own system.”–Joseph Campbell Reading Shelley’s poem “To a Skylark” in grade 12 opened up innumerable young, new possibilities for me at a critical juncture … Continue reading

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