My Chautauqua Path   2 comments

This morning we are headed up on Mt. Lemmon for more fall colors. Overnight we had very windy conditions with the same for today so that many leaves will be falling. — kenne

Becoming is Superior to Being

Bear Wollow (1 of 1)Colors blogBear Wallow Trail, Mt. Lemmon (October 21, 2014) — Image by kenne

Mountain trails have become

my Chautauqua path 

where nature is my teacher,

where I learn to see things 

in their immediate appearance (Beauty)

and the relationship to their 

underlying form (Science).

Each is a part of reality,

one more surface,

the other more effect. 

Nature teaches us to think

in a harmonious way

blending the two realities,

not separating one from the other.

To see them as a 

dichotomous vision

results in our reality

being incomplete, false.

To accept the false dichotomy is easy,

our choices are comfortable —

black or white.

Thought that blends the two  

often generates hostility from both sides. 

For many, we learn to live

with the hostility by listening to nature

through which we can practice

creative intercourse among peoples.

— kenne

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Posted October 25, 2019 by kenneturner in Information

2 responses to “My Chautauqua Path

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  1. great post, the colors and the words catch so many of the hues of the human psyche, thanks

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  2. Pingback: My Chautauqua Path — Becoming is Superior to Being.. re blog, the color of mother nature,well, have a look then if you are interested….and reflect… | paddypicasso

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