let the inspiration flow

What I Have Learned So Far 

Meditation is old and honorable, so why should I
not sit, every morning of my life, on the hillside,
looking into the shining world? Because, properly
attended to, delight, as well as havoc, is suggestion.
Can one be passionate about the just, the
ideal, the sublime, and the holy, and yet commit
to no labor in its cause? I don’t think so.
All summations have a beginning, all effect has a
story, all kindness begins with the sown seed.
Thought buds toward radiance. The gospel of
light is the crossroads – of indolence, or action.
Be ignited, or be gone.

~ Mary Oliver

 Do you feel it?

18 comments on “* Inspiration – Be Ignited or be Gone

  1. I only discovered Mary Oliver a few years ago….brilliant ! ☺

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  2. Profound and refreshing too. Thank you for starting my day with this sage, Val.

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  3. Sigh. Deep refreshing enlivening breath. So beautiful.

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  4. So beautiful, Val. Thank you!

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  5. With such surroundings as in the picture we need not close eyes to meditate.
    There is bliss outside and inside too.

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  6. Connected within and without, in a most profound sphere. Thanks for this offering.


  7. Walking My Path: Mindful Wanderings in Nature

    Yes, I feel it.
    I love Mary Oliver. Thank you Val. ❤

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  8. Oh, yes, blessedly so! ❤

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  9. Yes. I feel it Val. ❤
    Diana xo

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