Wii

July 31, 2007

(July 31, 2007)

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“If I am capable of grasping God objectively, I do not believe, but precisely because I cannot do this I must believe.” –Soren Kierkegaard

Perfect Pitch

July 30, 2007

(July 30, 2007)

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“The function of the imagination is not to make strange things settled, so much as to make settled things strange.” –G. K. Chesterton

Ladybug

July 29, 2007

(July 29, 2007)
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“A good traveller has no fixed plans, and is not intent on arriving.” –Lao Tzu

Broadway Market

July 28, 2007

(July 28, 2007)
Ben and Bea Roberts (taken by Ben Taylor)
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Greens
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Me (taken by Ben Taylor)
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Little One
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“Faith is a continuation of reason.” –William Adams

About Town

July 27, 2007

Some snapshots of the around the neighborhood. (June 27, 2007)
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The great mystics and masters in the East will say, “Who are you?” Many think the most important question in the world is: “Who is Jesus Christ?” Wrong!

“Many think it is: “Does God exist?” Wrong! Many think it is “Is there a life after death?” Wrong! Nobody seems to be grappling with the problem of: Is there a life before death? Yet my experience is that it’s precisely the ones who don’t know what to do with this life who are all hot and bothered about what they are going to do with another life. One sign that you’re awakened is that you don’t give a damn about what’s going to happen in the next life. You’re not bothered about it; you don’t care. You are not interested, period.

Do you know what eternal life is? You think it’s everlasting life. But your own theologians will tell you that that is crazy, because everlasting is still within time. It is time perduring forever. Eternal means timeless– no time. The human mind cannot understand that. The human mind can understand time and can deny time. What is timeless is beyond our comprehension. Yet the mystics tell us that eternity is right now. How’s that for good news? It is right now. People are so distressed when I tell them to forget their past. They’re crazy! Just drop it! When you hear “Repent for your past,” realize it’s a great religious distraction from waking up. Wake up! That’s what repent means. Not “weep for your sins.”: Wake up! understand, stop all the crying. Understand! Wake up!” –One Minute Wisdom (Anthony de Mello)

Summer Fruit

July 26, 2007

(July 26, 2007)
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“Let nothing disturb you. Let nothing frighten you. Everything passes away except God.” –Mother Theresa

Frying Pan

July 25, 2007

We had a painting night over the weekend. This is what the pan in the sink looked like after we cleaned up. (June 25, 2007)
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“Intuition is the clear conception of the whole at once.” –Johann Kaspar Lavater

All That Sparkles

July 24, 2007

My favourite necklace. (July 24, 2007)

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“The way to love anything is to realize that it might be lost.” –G. K. Chesterton

A Nice Pair

July 23, 2007

(July 23, 2007)

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“Some day you will be old enough to start reading fairy tales again.” –C.S. Lewis

Badminton

July 22, 2007

Our opponents. (July 22, 2007)

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“I always have a quotation for everything — it saves original thinking.” –Dorothy L. Sayers