A word of the year helps focus on making the journey better, I think. Being consistent in some aspects helps improve overall too, so my word for 2018 is Consistent.
A particular day is not needed for being compassionate. But nowadays, the world feels so eager to look for war, that the voice of kindness seems overthrown, it seems forgotten. I don’t even mean our voices, even the voice of the written word feels drowned. Maybe a thousand voices shouting can make the #1000VoicesForCompassion drown out the one shouting for the opposite. I’m happy to be one such voice.
~ DROUGHT ~ parched earth – my tears water the cracks ~ CLOUDS ~ storm clouds – the moon etches silver linings Shared with Shiki Kukai (September 2012) (’12, Nov 08)
A line of ants They trudge on Past the dust speck On a white petal Before the Lord Unmindful of me As I watch eagerly Their work ethic On my work desk On my work desk A line of ants They work hard And I work hardly Linked with OctPoWriMo (Day 27, What I see). … Read more Ants..
~ STORM ~ swaying oak – afternoon tea in the cellar Caribbean Kukai (2nd place, September 2012) ~ DREAMS ~ shaping dreams.. the potter’s hand on his wheel of fortune Caribbean Kukai (Winner, October 2012) (’12, Oct 25)