June 8, 2007
When the day is cloudy, the blue sky is limited. When it is clear, the beauty is all around. Harmful thoughts act as grey clouds to your positive perception. So create a wind of hopefulness and blow away those clouds and be captivated by the beauty of freedom.
We start in this world with a fence closely encircling us. As we gain knowledge and wisdom, on how to overcome pressures thrown our way, we increase the limits of those boundaries. Hence, freedom is gained not by having no restriction but rather having a clear understanding of our freedom within those boundaries. The plight of mankind has taught me that when human boundaries are pushed too far, human suffering is bound to take place and ultimately the polluting of our glorious planet.
Zero and Infinity
What mankind wants is proportional to his happiness. Simply put, a man who wants everything will never be satisfied.
Ice and Boiling Water
Man, in general, has always been ice or boiling water, but never water. I say this because man is either frozen in his ability to show compassion or boiling water in the sense that they have never stopped burning people by causing so much suffering. If only man could be like water and adjust and adapt to one another so as to create unity and genuine peace.
A spectacular waterfall, a beautiful sunset, a lovely starry night, a rushing stream, a mighty bolt of lightning, a vast forest and myriads of wildlife and underwater marvels. All this nature has given us free of charge. Pollution, hatred, deforestation, destruction, and great disrespect are what we have given in return.
Edge of a Cliff
The edge of a cliff may be a dangerous place to stand but it is there we see over all of this magnificent creation. The higher you climb in any area of your life does come with the risk of a fall, but how else would you see the beauty of success?
To me the most beautiful sight is that of a summer sunset on the beach. It offers an array of colors that have to be seen to be appreciated. Do you see beautiful colors and hope when you look to your horizon? The more positive goals you have and achieve, the brighter your sunset will be.
--- Written in 2007 by Allen Steble --- WA, Australia
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