“Blue skies Smiling at me Nothing but blue skies Do I see” ~ Ella Fitzgerald (B: April 25, 1917 D: June 15, 1996)
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Photo was taken during a Tuesday evening sunset.
“Mind is simply a combination of all the thoughts, of all the clouds. Mind has no independent nature of its own. When all the thoughts are gone and the sky is clean and clear, you will see that everything that you have paid so much attention to is nothing but emptiness. Your thoughts were allContinue reading “Sunday Zen Quote”
John Updike Novelist Born: March 18, 1932 – Died: January 27, 2009
Photo of the dark and gray overcast sky, taken at 3:20 pm. This work A Pondering Mind is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.
Peaceful Zen summer sky. The atmosphere at its best. It makes people happy. Time of photo: 5:48 PM.
The cloud gobbled up the sun. Bye bye. May another sun take your place. If not, it was nice knowing you.
I like it when the sun is partially hidden by the clouds. It makes the sky look beautiful. Time of photo: 7:34 PM.
Time of photo: 7:38 PM.
The heat and humidity really sucked today. At 4:00 PM, the air was so damn stifling, it like sucked the air right of you. The photo above and below were taken at 6:14 PM. The rain, or what rain fell was a short welcome relief.
Time of photo: 5:39 PM.
Time of photo: 3:23 PM.
Mid-day photo of billowing clouds, at 2:45 pm.
563 BC – 483 BC Nepali Buddhism Source
Gray sky, rain, and a temp of 48 F, 9 C. Photo taken at 9:17 AM.
The rain had just ended, and the sky still had the gloomy look. Warm and muggy here.
Excuse me while I kiss the sky. — Jimi Hendrix
Took this photo, using the B&W mode. Hint: I do love black & white.
From my email inbox: So you think you’re having a bad day… then you step outside of your house… and look up into the beautiful blue sky… …and see this!!!!! All of a sudden, that smile comes back to your face and you say to yourself ”Now that’s a big ass balloon!!!” …and things don’t seemContinue reading “Hot Air Balloon”
The bluebird carries the sky on his back. – Henry David Thoreau
How do we know that the sky is not green and we are all colour-blind? – Author Unknown
Like the sky opens after a rainy day we must open to ourselves… Learn to love yourself for who you are and open so the world can see you shine. – James Poland
In the sky, there is no distinction of east and west, people create distinctions out of their own minds and then believe them to be true. – Buddha
In a post before this one, I titled it: Partly Cloudy Sky. Why am I pointing this out? Because what irks the shit out of me, is when the local and national TV, along with the radio weather forecasters, always, without a doubt, say “skies” when it should be “sky”. When we look up atContinue reading “Sky or Skies”
While I was outside getting some air, I took this photo showing part of downtown, and beyond.
Mind is simply a combination of all thoughts, of all the clouds. Mind has no independent nature of its own. When all the thoughts are gone and the sky is clean and clear, you will see everything that you have paid so much attention to is nothing but emptiness. Your thoughts were all empty. TheyContinue reading “Mind is simply a combination of all the thoughts,… – Osho”