When we need water
The river remains shallow
In monsoon flooding
The symptoms of were loud and clear. It was depression. It was making our journey by car to Kolkata from Vizac, very tiresome, which otherwise we both enjoy.
Occasion for the journey was sad. My younger sister-in-laws husband expired. We were all like friends. It’s difficult to forget everything and enjoy journey. Distance from Vizac to Kolkata is nearly 900Km. Most of the time we were on express highway. Roads were good, but our mood was not.
Then came two rescue were my two old friends music and photography. Nothing else can change your mood like music. So I started playing a potpourri of songs and taking photographs of whatever came in sight. Still last 200 km were hard to kill. We were fatigued. Anyhow we reached there stayed for 15 days, meeting everyone is a nice, beautiful ever lasting experience. SIL,BIL, their sons, daughters, grandchildren all united to share the grief. This is one thing where you can’t do anything, have to accept it. Life moves on and sweet memories remain. God bless the departed soul.
Having fun with my Nokia phone camera and editing with Picasa. Without much progress though.
One liquid you never get tired of seeing is water.
Wu Wei, or non-doing, is a Taoist practice involving letting one’s action follow the simple and spontaneous course of nature rather than interfering with the harmonious working of universal law by imposing arbitrary and artificial forms. In other words, it is the action of non-action.
Everything in this universe such as Sun, planets, stars, sea, river, trees, etc are a good example of Wu Wei, everything does it work naturally without doing it. In our body, our cells, our digestive system, heart, lungs, all our organs do their duty naturally, if we are not sick or hamper them with our bad faulty habits. If we don’t interfere with our limited knowledge and greed everything in nature follows Wu Wei.
Love is also a very natural expression if we don’t kill it with false differences due to color, caste, creed, religion and our selfishness.
Parents love for their children whether they are human or animal flows naturally without trying for it. This is the best example of Wu Wei.
I think, I have come up with various shades of light blue color, from sky blue, Sea blue, water blue etc.
“Never forget that once upon a time, in an unguarded moment, you recognized yourself as a friend.” - E. Gilbert