Recognizing Miracles

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Winter steps out

In drabby light

Dressed in doldrums

Of grey and brown

And a sprinkling

Of warm white

Waiting and hoping

To be recognized.

© Salem Islas-Madlo 2016

“We are surrounded by miracles, but we have to recognize them; otherwise there is no life.”

~Thich Nhat Hanh

 

 

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Walking on Earth

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“People usually consider walking on water or in thin air a miracle. But I think the real miracle is to walk on earth. Every day we are engaged in a miracle which we don’t even recognize: a blue sky, white clouds, green leaves, the black, curious eyes of a child -our own two eyes. All is a miracle.”

-Thich Nhat Hanh-

*photograher Peter Zabulis  https://www.flickr.com/photos/petezab/

 

 

 

In the Darkness

So many times we seek clarity especially when we fumble with our own fears. And sometimes the light can grow dim and we don’t even realize it. Our eyes adjust and we fumble even more…until we’re submerged in darkness. Well, … Continue reading

A River Flows in YOU

Note to my essence: “Life is so precious, yet in our daily lives we are usually carried away by our forgetfulness, anger, and worries, lost in the past, unable to touch life in the present moment. When we are truly alive, everything we do or touch is a miracle. To practice mindfulness is to return to life in the present moment.” ~Thich Nhat Hahn~

cellist: Leron Zamir Forte

*Leron Zamir Forte is a rising cellist who hails from Dallas, TX. Mr. Forte has performed extensively in the southeast region as well as being a studio cellist. He has made appearances with the MTSU Symphony, the Sewanee Symphony, and Roy “Futureman” Wooten’s Black Mozart Ensemble.

*an excerpt from his website:
http://leronzamirforte.weebly.com/