Monthly Archives: August 2012

A Collision of Chemicals


Time speeds up even more and the flow of birds becomes “like an enormous plain sown with feathers;…” and “…along this plain, flickering through the bodies themselves, there now passed a sort of white flame, trembling, dancing, then hurrying on,…” As soon as he sees this, he knows the flame to be, “…life itself, the very essence of being.” Continue reading

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Visions for Visionaries II


“I am only one; but still I am one. I cannot do everything, but still I can do something. I will not refuse to do the something I can do.” Helen Keller Continue reading

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The Holy Bowl


My bowl is empty. But it’s my bowl, you see, and I love it.  Raymond Carver We are cups, constantly and quietly being filled. The trick is knowing how to tip ourselves over and let the Beautiful Stuff out.  Ray … Continue reading

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Visions for Visionaries I


“Nothing great is created suddenly, any more than a bunch of grapes or a fig.”     Epictetus: AD 55 – AD 135 Related articles What Is Visionary Fiction? (solascendans.com) “If you wish to be a writer, write.” Epictetus #quote #inspiration #taolife (the1minuteblogger.wordpress.com)

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Story and the Inanimate Object


The pictures in today’s blog are of some of the more attractive artefacts I’ve dug out of my garden this year. Mostly china fragments, mostly Willow Pattern. We’ve been remodelling, digging out pathways, laying gravel, making raised borders using railway … Continue reading

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Image-Only Sunday: 17


 

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Food for Thought or Spirituality in the Mundane


For me, the least-scary prop in the first Ghostbusters movie was the fridge.  I have just such a fridge you see and it’s quite normal that on opening the door I come face to face with a gateway to another dimension. … Continue reading

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