Thought for today april 28th 2015

Rainbow

The thing to do, it seems to me,
is to prepare yourself so you can be a rainbow in somebody else’s cloud.
Somebody who may not look like you. May not call God the same name you call God –
if they call God at all.
I may not dance your dances or speak your language.
But be a blessing to somebody. That’s what I think.

Photography Credit
Bhumi Joshi
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Thought for today april 27th 2015

Northern Cardinal

I like to listen.
I have learned a great deal from listening carefully.
Most people never listen.

Photography Credit
Pauline Brook

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Thought for today april 26th 2015

Flower

The whole idea of compassion is based on a keen awareness
of the interdependence of all these living beings,
which are all part of one another, and all involved in one another

Photography Credit
Sunny_mjx
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On the Road, Again……

veraiconica:

Cindy, these images are so beautiful. I would like to share them with my readers. I am wishing you a good journey. Hugs! V.

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We are in Florida preparing to cross the Atlantic enroute to Europe and then on to a self driving safari in South Africa.
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I thought you’d like to see some amazing flora & fauna we saw in Florida!
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Pretty amazing critters!
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We will be subject to intermittent and dicey internet for the next two weeks while at sea,
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so it will be impossible to follow your blogs.
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I will check in when I can and try to fire off a pic or two of events enroute.
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Uploading and editing are impossible,

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so posts go “as is!”
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Will touch base when I can.
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Be well and,

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cheers to you from the beautiful flora and fauna in Ft. Lauderdale and The Butterfly World!

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Thought for today april 25th 2015

Peony / ぼたん

Just as treasures are uncovered from the earth,
so virtue appears from good deeds,
and wisdom appears from a pure and peaceful mind.
To walk safely through the maze of human life,
one needs the light of wisdom and the guidance of virtue.

Photography Credit
k_keiko

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