Better to illuminate than merely to shine, to deliver to others contemplated truths than merely to contemplate. (St. Thomas Aquinas )

“This is the path where even suffering transforms into pleasure, where poison becomes nectar, where the world itself becomes the abode of liberation." --Utapaladera, Tenth-century Kashmiri sage

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  • Chai kettle ! #chaiwalli

    “There must be something strangely sacred in salt. It is in our tears and in the sea.” ― Khalil Gibran

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  • One of those sparkly days when gratitude for being in this moment is overwhelming

    A U S T I N M E R. B E A C H. H O U S E. Y O G A The natural bee hive in the grounds of beautiful Austinmer Beach House Yoga .. I just loved being there to photograph the beautiful accommodation and gardens. @austinmerbeachhouseyoga

    Dogs Waiting series: Outside IGA Sunday 5:20pm

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  • A U S T I N M E R B E A C H H O U S E Y O G A I had the pleasure of photographing of stunning Austinmer Beach House Yoga as they prepared to host @yogawitharian retreat. Just beautiful!

    The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams. – Eleanor Roosevelt

    I live in a family called humanity. I belong to no one, I am freedom. I am just an ordinary human being, a small point in the universe. Meditation and celebration are the two wings of my life, here and now is the only time. Dharma

    “Solitude does not necessarily mean living apart from others; rather, it means never living apart from one's self. It is not about the absence of other people -- it is about being fully present to ourselves, whether or not we are with others. “ Parker J. Palmer

    "Ocean is more ancient than the mountains, and freighted with the memories and the dreams of Time." H. P. Lovecraft

    Cheering up farewells - from Olena’s garden -

    Early morning birds’ bath "In order to see birds it is necessary to become part of the silence." Robert Lynd

    M A C C H I A T O S The other thing about daily routines is that when you change tables and coffee as in this case, you discover how your routine is an anchor for others.. #wheresyourlongblack #whydidyoumove #dontyousitthere