Step on or elevate?
Why is it that speaking about kindness toward animals generates so much backlash and vitriol?
Why is it that we so easily overlook suffering if it is not right in front of our faces?
How can we expect to expect justice and non-violence when we put violence and injustice in our mouths three times a day?
Why are we living in the past when we can be living in the future!? All it takes is starting to live with compassion and awareness for all life on Earth. That’s all. It just means we have to stop causing suffering for others, in order to drastically lessen the suffering of all. Either we end the anthropocentric causation of the Earth’s current mass extinction event, or it ends us. If we can’t be compassionate with each other, we don’t deserve longevity as a species.
it comes again
always the same
every flower, every petal
fallen, how so
but never forgotten
force your own perspective to change
grab control of your own thoughts
for just a second
see the canopy
let the light come down to you
hear the hustle and bustle of life
watch the art
listen to its message
it’s whispering something
what did it tell you?
what will you take away?
how has it made you grow?
Just thought I’d share. Let me know what you think!
Also this, just because.
Thanks for read/watch/skim/eat/absorb/ing! 😀
Lottery: win a lot of money
DIY: do it yourself
Moneytree: doesn’t exist
Wishtree: tree with handwritten notes of well wishing tied to it with colorful yarn.
Oh I’m sorry. Have you already won? You already hold your winning ticket? 🙂
The Golden Orange sunset, moody and majestic it leaves us with a gradual explosion of color and inspires us to appreciate the present moment for its beauty and splendor. Each sunrise and sunset marks the median between our two well known daily time periods of night and day. And each time we spin around on this big ball shaped rock, we are treated again and again with wonders of light and the mysteries of midnight. A good vantage point, a few clouds and a rich sky full of shifting color is worth taking advantage of ever time the opportunity presents itself.
And now with the help of my friends at Zazzle, this golden scene will set forever!
Today I designed a moody cosmetics bag over at Zazzle. I’m not sure if anyone will ever buy the thing and make the design come into actual existence as a product, but even if that never happens it is still really cool to see my artsy photographs come to life on a random little bag. I’m looking forward to doing a whole bunch more of these babies so stay tuned!
The soft glowing ebbs flowingly
through the cold, dark night
rivers flow, the moon shines
light dances and fades knowingly
shapeshifting to our delight.
-Mark Weathers, January 4th 2014
I’m working on a series of small pieces with smalt blue or phthalo blue colored backgrounds and am undecided on where to go from here. I like the atmosphere I’ve created in the little pieces but I feel like there needs to be more that just this back ground. Needs more elements!