ReflectionsByTheWater

Shallow Tides

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Fertile Ground

Each moment in and of itself is a brand new configuration of life, a fresh start. No moment has yet occurred in …

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Let’s Get Up

Let’s get up. Let’s get going. Another day, Full of growing. Let’s get up.Lets get dancing. Every day, Is fantastic. Lets get …

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Nature

Clouds crowd the skies. Frigid winds fill the air. Winter has arrived. I hope you’re prepared. Stay warm at all costs. Stay …

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Art

A pad full of paper, A pencil in hand,A mind for creating, These all go hand in hand. Lines shapes and curves, …

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The Tree

Roots grip the ground.Branches bound for the sky. Grounded in dirt.Yet reaching up high. There is no denying,A seed must emerge.Before budding …

Beats and Tunes

Do you hear the sounds?The music playing? The notes of life,Uniquely arranging? The city speaks.It beats and moves.It sings it’s songs,Some rock, …

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Don’t Crash

You may be able to work very hard, at a very fast rate. But like a race car that spins out of …

Intuition

I am sporadic,There’s no schedule with me.One moment you see me,Next, I’m nowhere to be seen. Fortune-tellers and mystics,Have a hard time …

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Red Lights and Stop Signs

Red lights and stop signs,Get in our way.It’s true they protect us,But they do cause delay. Life offers red lights,Stop signs and …

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The Tree

Look at the tree. There are many branches that emerge from the same trunk. Yet the tree is a whole. Each branch …

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A man was walking by,Walking by a boulder. The boulder was quite tall, Taller than his shoulder…. As the man approached the …

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If life was really just one super immersive video game, then I think death would make a lot of sense. Everyone needs …

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Keep A Nice Closet

The best closets are the ones in which you can reach in at random, pull out any outfit, and be comfortable wearing …

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Put Pen to Paper

It’s nice to look back,And see what you wrote.Remember your words,Revisit what you spoke. Writing is fun.It helps us let go.Helps allow …

Imagine

I like to think.I like to think broadly.In so many ways.My minds full of parties. I like to think,With symbol and story.Thinking …

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Flow Right Along

What do you choose?It’s up to you.There’s so many options,Open to pursue. You could be this,Or you could be that.Or better yet,Try …

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Grow

Many are at ease,Satisfied with their height.When it comes to me?Growing’s on my mind. I want to get better,Learn and improve.Improving’s important,Important …

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Your Life Is Worth A Lot

How you spend your time is your life and your life is worth a lot. So be mindful in how you spend …

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Start Singing Today

Often we’re fixed,Frozen in place.To get somewhere new,Give all you can take. Often we’re static,We don’t try to move.But moving’s a choice,Put …

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There Is a Man

There is a man,He’s a mystery.Look him in the face,And that’s all you’ll see. This kind of man,Who understands?He does not conform,He …

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Love’s Like A Rainbow

Love’s like a rainbow, With many shades and hues. What’s pleasant to one,May be unpleasant to you. Love is like nature,With many …

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Discover Who You Are

Spend enough time alone and you will discover who You are.

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Medicines of Life

Like medicine, some things in life can be unpleasant and bitter to taste. Yet, like medicine, these very same things may be …

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Mountains of Meaning

Words reflect but a grain of sand compared to the mountain of meaning from which they come.

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Wearing The Animal

If you are to wear the skin of an animal, you should kill it first.

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Nature Thoughts

What good is a giraffe’s long neck if it keeps its head to the ground? Should a tulip think itself any less …

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You Have Received

Some hope and pray for riches,But come up with less than that.Cry out and make known their wishes,But their words only fall …

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Storyteller

If you want to know what it is like to be God, become a storyteller. You will find that a fall is …

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Comfort

The belonging a little girl feels in her father’s arms. A small boy enchanted by his mother’s tales. Warmth and camaraderie around …

Wealth

True wealth lies in learning to see, feel, and experience the inherent richness in all things. By doing this, each smile becomes …

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Embers of Anger

Wielding anger is like flaming a fire. The warmth can be comforting and healing, necessary for life. But to create fire without …

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Light and Dark

The Creator known as the One sat through all eternity with his two sons Light and Dark. Light and Dark being equal …