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Pillar of doom

All the time in the world, waiting patiently for your end.  Spend as much time as you need, all the time you can.  Enjoy your ride.  Mazes are fun.  Get lost on purpose.  Adventure, explore and dig deep.  Walk all the way around.  Check it out.

There is only one way in.
There is only one way in.

One way out.

Death is an unknowable mystery.

Life is knowable mystery within unknowable mystery.

Marvel at your surroundings, look all around.

Try to figure it out all, take it all in.

Seek your roots, seek your truth,

once you’ve spread your wings.

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land softly and launch again.  - MW 2014-10-17
land softly and launch again. – MW 2014-10-17

Visit your most sacred, hallowed grounds.

Profound lessons are to be had in our cemeteries.

Deep thoughts of divinity, hardship and our roots.

These places we ignore usually, leaving them untouched and slightly kept after.

Go there and also witness the abundance of animal life.

Listen to the birds, bugs and hundred year old trees sing.

They thrive on the land that holds our ancestors.

We walk the Earth in peace and joy.

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As I walked the hallowed ground I came upon a “butt-tree.”  It had long cheeks and about head height there was a hollow with green leaves inside. As I looked in, I saw the leaves twitch and heard a rustling. Startled, I jumped back and then laughed at myself. I found a nearby seed pod full of uneaten, red berries and tucked it lightly into the nest’s doorway. My work was done.

 

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Be well, friends.

– Mark Weathers – October 2014