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To Bear in Mind the Universe

Just as parents care for their children, you should bear in mind the whole universe.
– Zen Master Dogen
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May I bear in mind all creatures with whom I share this life

Wisdom Listens

Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens.

– Jimi Hendrix

Does it look to you like she's listening?

Does it look to you like she’s listening?

Using Wise Caution

Do not insult the crocodile until you have crossed the river.

– A Chang Proverb in Generous Strangers by John Skoyles

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He looks like he’s sleeping. But who knows?!

 

Keep Laughing!

You don’t stop laughing because you grow old. You grow old because you stop laughing.

– Michael Pritchard

What proves God's desire to laugh more than a hippo?

What proves God’s desire to laugh more than a hippo?

Weekly Photo Challenge: Perspective

An excellent practice for Lent would be to gain perspective. As Henry David Thoreau said,

It’s not what you look at that matters, it’s what you see.

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A little moment of joy

Wisdom from Hildegard

I welcome every creature of the world with grace

– Hildegard of Bingen

Welcome every creature

Welcome every creature

How Much Do You Value Freedom? Whose Freedom?

Unfortunately these zebra are not free. I have mixed feelings about zoos. What about you?

Unfortunately these zebra are not free. I have mixed feelings about zoos. What about you?

All good things are wild, and free.

– Henry David Thoreau

Why do we prefer to contain them?