Autumn slipped by quickly didn't it?
It's now winter here but I still have autumn leaves on my dear trees. I guess they are as confused as am I. The seasons have shifted a little, just my observation but I think the trees will agree with me - the birds too!
The earth is constantly tidying itself up, a volcano here, an earthquake there, and the seasons are getting a shake up too, (are you?).
It is ageless and timeless and I am always in awe of it's (your) beauty.
I would like to share with you ageless and timelessness by way of
Verse 25 Naming The Nameless, Tao Te Ching, Lao Tzu
What preceded life? The earth What preceded the earth? The universe What preceded the universe? The soundless and shapeless origin of origins.
This Mother of the universe Is boundless and namelss But if we wanted to share with you anything about this remarkable Non-executing executor, We must invent a name
We will call it the Tao Becaue Tao means great. Incredibly great Because it occupies infinite space, Being fully present in the whle universe And in every infinitesimal partice
Because this Great Integrity Created the universe And the universe created the earth And the earth created us we are all incredibly great
Life derives From the nature of the earth The earth derives From the nature of the universe The universe derives From the nature of the Great Integrity And the Great Integrity Is the omnipresent, omnigenous omniform The universal material And spiritual substance The holoversal interlinkage And coition of existence.
We are all incredibly great - agree? Nothing seasonal about that, it's just a fact of nature.
lots of love
xxx WendyJoy xxx