A Holiday Message From the Trees

“Drop your shoulders…release the darkness…come out of the smog and into the light…relax your body and soul and spirit…be at peace with yourself and your world. copyright:  Nov 21, 2017, P.R.Lowe

“You cannot serve from an empty vessel.” _Eleanor Brownn

 

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So Something Else Can Be

by P. R. Lowe

copyright © October14, 2017leaves

Leaves lying

spying on me as I walk by

Leaves falling

calling my name again and again

to come and fly

weightless

free in the arms of something

I cannot see

Wistful

I watch and listen

to the beauty of letting go

so something else can be

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Artificial Labels

“…the fragmented, specialized, particulate approach to knowledge that typifies most of science (including medicine) is erroneous at its very root. We must learn to see problems in relation to the whole and not become lost in the divisions of our artificial labels and definitions.”

_Dr Richard H. Pitcairn

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Dancing Tree

by P.R Lowe

copyright © October 5, 2017

                                                            Dancing by the road

as if it were not theredtree3

What you bear in your heart

is a deep part of me

for I see the changes

you embrace with grace

and I choose to be

like the dancing tree

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When Animals Flee

We did not think of the great open plains, the beautiful rolling hills, and winding streams with tangled growth as “wild”. Only to the white man was nature a “wilderness” and only to him was the land “infested” with “wild” animals and “savage” people. To us it was tame. Earth was bountiful and we were surrounded with the blessings of the Great Mystery. Not until the hairy man from the east came and with brutal frenzy heaped injustices upon us and the families we loved was it “wild” for us. When the very animals of the forest began fleeing from his approach, then it was that for us the “Wild West” began.  _Chief Luther Standing Bear, of the Oglala band of Sioux

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Quarreling With God

Before Thoreau died he shocked a pious relative who had asked if he had made his peace with God, by replying, “I am not aware that we ever quarreled.”

_from In Wilderness is the Preservation of the World, Eliot Porter

 

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A Positive Message (from your environment)

hay field, 2007

hay

budding forest 2017

forest

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