Spring colors are everywhere and they provide me the perfect opportunity to practice my very rudimentary camera skills. The thing is that although the shots are unlike those of one with photographic acumen, I am delighted with them. I managed to do what I set out to do–capture some of the beautiful Spring colors that surround us. In doing that, I remained mindful and in the present moment. In these days of go, go, go, that is a triumph in and of itself.
“The soul attracts that which it secretly harbors — what it loves, and also what it fears. It reaches the height of its cherished aspirations, and it falls to the depth of its recurring, Circumstances are the means by which the soul receives its own.
Every thought-seed sown or allowed to fall into the mind, and to take root there, produces its own, blossoming sooner or later into act, and bearing its own fruits of opportunity and circumstance. Good thoughts bear good fruit, bad thoughts bear bad fruit.
The outer world of circumstances shapes itself to the inner world of thought, and both pleasant and unpleasant external conditions are factors that make for the ultimate good of the individual. As the reaper of your own harvest, you learn both by suffering and bliss.
Following the innermost desires, aspirations, thoughts, by which you allow yourself to be dominated, you at last arrive at their fruition and fulfillment in the outer conditions of your life. the laws of growth and adjustment apply everywhere.”. ~ James Allen, As You Think
Kenneth’s blogs always raise very relevant questions to ponder. I hope that you’ll agree.
Blessings and grace, Lydia
By Kenneth Justice
“Everywhere I go I see injustice” he said
~ In just a few hours I’ll be traveling to Minneapolis, Minnesota and the next stop on my Drinking in the Culture Tour. A coffee house tour that has been my excuse to get out into the world and learn more about different culture throughout the United States, Canada, and Europe.
One of the unique elements of my traveling this year is that I haven’t been making reservations or sticking to strict plans on any of my trips; I’ve been merely showing up to each city and seeing where the cards might lie.
Of course, going on so many trips without any reservations has meant that I never really know what to expect; I’ve stayed on the sofas of strangers that I met along my journey, I’ve hung out with homeless people at coffee shops and listened…
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