some true things

1. Every day I walk on poetry. All the things beneath my feet, all the memories of my skin. Nothing changes, nothing is not itself - only the way I see makes it a poem.

2. There is a sun at the centre of the world.

3. There really are no paths. There are only ways we have been and ways people think we should go. Staying still is an equally valid choice. Whichever you choose, one thing is certain - it's all one place, right in the sacred soul of the universe.

4. Love has no truer expression than encouraging a beloved to be themselves. Wanting them to change, to be more like you, is egotism rather than real love. It's not even real self-love, because it is squeezed out of a closed heart.

5. Clever is not the same thing as wise.

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  1. I am in love with the contrasts and colors in the first photo. And the sky beyond that bench... sigh.

    And of course your words. (I'm always in love with your words.) Number 4 has to be one of the most difficult ideas to actualize, but I've found when I embrace it, true oneness transpires.

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  2. These pictures are lovely, as are your words. I don't agree with #3, but that's okay...I still like the way you make me think and see things from a different perspective.

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    1. Thank you :-) I hope you aren't reading me metaphorically with number 3, I actually meant it literally, lol!

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    2. :) Sorry. Yes, I was reading it metaphorically. Ha! I shouldn't take things so seriously.

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    3. No no, I had to laugh, because after all I've trained my readers over the years to take my writing metaphorically! And so of course you would :-) Actually I 100% agree with you. There is only one path (metaphorically/spiritually speaking) - there can only be one absolute truth, after all. Christians and Buddhists can't both be right. I know it's not PC to say that, but it is simple logic.

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  3. Three really, really resonated with me. This became more and more my truth as I got deeper in my meditations.

    And number four is a life-lesson I think I always need reminding of. :)

    Photos took my breath away. Do you ever sell prints? If not, I'm certain you'd be very successful. :)

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    1. Thank you :-) No, I don't sell prints, I don't feel like I'm a real photographer, I just point and click using automatica settings on my cheap little camera most of the time. The dream is to one day be able to buy a really good camera and become a professional, maybe even writing a book in which the stories and poems are related to photographs in the book ... but we'll see ...

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    2. Honestly, I think your photos belong in a gallery.

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    3. And a book of photos and poems and stories is phenomenal idea!

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  4. Gasp. And wow. And just when I needed it.

    Amazing Sarah. Thank you.

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  5. The camera does not make the photographer. You have the eyes of a real photographer! My sister did fine arts at uni and did a lot with photography. Many there had great cameras, many had the chemical skills and/or technical wizardry but only a few really had the eyes. You could pick their work out every time they had a group exhibition.

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  6. Loved every point, especially 3 and 4.

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