Shifting one’s perspective is always an intriguing exercise of existence modality. It can offer insight into the past, present and/or future.
I found this image in a Google image search for the word vagaries. I’m not sure why the photographer would have yagged it with this word, but it certainly fits the mood for this post.
The image is from a photostream (with over 750 images) of bank buildings around the world. Click here for a relatively fascinating pictorial.
I’ve been processing a lot the last few weeks. I cannot relate in public a majority of my ponderings and processings, but they’ve encompassed past successes and failures and dreams, hopes and concerns of the future. A veritable confluence, if you will, that has cause my shoulders to straighten.
It’s so ironic, how you can learn patience, presence and Zen, thinking you had learnt those attributes from others (some of whom were revealed for faux-teachers), when in reality, the learning only comes from within.
an erratic, unpredictable, or extravagant manifestation, action, or notion
probably from Latin vagari to wander, from vagus wandering
First Known Use: 1579
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Reflection on this image communicates perfectly.
- inner peace
- inner eye