Tag: seeing

Seeing with Beginners Sight

What kind of seeing should we do during this Lenten season? In Buddhism they talk about Beginner’s Mind. Perhaps we should work at Beginners Sight. Look at everything as though you were seeing it either for the first or last time. Then your time… Continue Reading “Seeing with Beginners Sight”

Weekly Photo Challenge: An Unusual Point of View

The difference between a mountain and a molehill is your perspective. – Al Neuharth Mt. Whitney is definitely not a molehill (at 14,505 feet). But from this perspective at Trail Camp (@12,000 feet), it is difficult to perceive that it really is that tall.… Continue Reading “Weekly Photo Challenge: An Unusual Point of View”

So How Do You See It?

It’s a beautiful world to see, Or it’s dismal in every zone, The thing it must be in its gloom or its gleam Depends on yourself alone. – Anonymous

Getting Perspective

I’ve learned to time things so that I am driving with a beautiful sunset off to the west as I drive home. It calms me. It gives me perspective. I think, “There is a hideous traffic jam in front of me. There are trucks… Continue Reading “Getting Perspective”

Making Sense fo the World

Everything in the world makes sense and is wonderful if viewed through open eyes. – Jose Ortega y Gasset

Easter Thursday- What to Remember When Waking

Today’s Easter Poem is by one of my favorite poets, David Whyte. I heard him recently at the Religious Education Congress in Southern California. It is wonderful just to hear him recite poetry. What a wonderful experience! What to Remember When Waking In that… Continue Reading “Easter Thursday- What to Remember When Waking”

Let Us Open our Eyes

One way to open your eyes is to ask yourself, “What if I had never seen this before? What if I knew I would never see it again?” – Rachel Carson