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The possible and the different

As I walked along the banks of the Charente recently I saw these berries catching the sun.

As ever, I’m caught by the sheer beauty of the image, but it also sets my thoughts off on two different, related tracks. 228 more words

Photography

Day 30 - Just Gettin' Started

Day 30 – Just Gettin’ Started …

… in so many ways … on so many things. Just like the tiny seed in this photograph; full of potential, but destined, by design, to be blown hither and yon by the wind, and stuck in a few spots as you can see it is here. 658 more words

Personal Growth

"Women who attract chikan, and women who don't": The illustrated guide that's provoking debate

Chikan: men who grope women in public in Japan. Also refers to the act itself.

An illustrator who posted a cartoon claiming to show the difference between… 884 more words

Japan

heritageofjapan reblogged this on AILEEN IN WONDERLAND ... DOWN MY RABBIT-HOLE and commented:

The facts and this article show that flashers and other perverts are just cowardly predators...

Paganism and A.A.: The First Step

Step One: We admitted we were powerless over alcohol—that our lives had become unmanageable.

Step One is a paradox for me. On one level, it is the simplest, least threatening and most self-evident of the steps, and on another level, it is terrifying and oppressive. 1,561 more words

Personal Growth

What Do You Mean the World is an Illusion?

A lot of new-agers throw this idea around. I have said it myself. The world as we know it isn’t REAL!

It’s a tough concept because it sure seems real. 503 more words

Consciousness