Archive for the ‘Paulo Coelho’ Tag

Somewhere In Our Past   Leave a comment

Kenne & Joy Many, Many Years Ago –Those Were The Days!

We are not alone.
The world is changing,
and we  are part of that transformation.
The angels guide and protect us.

— Paulo Coelho

Corner Fence Post   Leave a comment

Corner Fence Post — B & W image by kenne

My father
dead now for interminable years.
Won’t leave me in peace, doesn’t want to go.
I see him every day.
My old man hides in trees, in water,
in clouds of smoke escaping from secretary cigarettes,
or he enters like a thief through my windows
and he steals my food.

He’s a live wire.
He’s capable of hiding himself on the moon
and he tells me,
son, nothing remains.
Nothing remains.

My father planted in his Mexican soil,
laying roots into the dark meadow of forget, shines.
When I turn off the lamp,
his face throws sparks in the corner.
When I make love, he comes running.
When I step out to the street,
he pursues me through the eyes of homeless children.
He wears heels of gold.
He smells my coffee.
I see him without seeing him and he says,
son, nothing remains.
Nothing remains.

My father dead already and turned to dust,
cries tears of clay.
With the voice of stones,
he shouts, he sings,
his final advice.

Son, your life is one coin.
Spend yourself well
for nothing remains.
Nothing remains of me.

— from Ghost Sickness by Luis Alberto Urrea

White-lined Sphinx Moth — Abstract Art   1 comment

White-lined Sphinx Moth — Abstract Art by kenne

When we are faced by something
that really threatens us,
it’s impossible to look around,
even though that is
the safest and most sensible thing to do.

— Paulo Coelho

Migration South   1 comment

Universal Flight” — Photo-Artistry by kenne

“When a person really desires something,
all the universe conspires to help that person to realize his dream.”

“. . .when we strive to become better than we are,
everything around us becomes better, too.”

“The closer one gets to realizing his destiny,
the more that destiny becomes his true reason for being.”

― Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist

Balsa Wood Raft   Leave a comment

Bolivia

One Of Our Balsa Wood Rafts On The Tuichi River In The Madidi National Forest, Bolivian Amazon (08/20/19)– Image by kenne

“The first virtue of those who seek

the spiritual path is courage.”

— from The Valkyries by Paulo Coelho

Hummingbird Art   2 comments

Hummingbird Art — Photo-Artistry by kenne

“The two worst tactical errors you can make
are acting too early
and allowing an opportunity to slip by.”

— Paulo Coelho

 

Palm Berries   Leave a comment

Palm Berries-Art-72Palm Berries — Photo-Artistry by kenne

We are not alone.

The world is changing,

and we are part of the transformation.

— Paulo Coelho

Giant Swallowtail   Leave a comment

Pipevine Butterfly & Pool Area LinksGiant Swallowtail (Tanuri Ridge)– Image by kenne

It is not explanations that carry us forward,

it is our will to proceed.

— Paulo Coelho

 

Old Shed and John   Leave a comment

Willow Springs Ranch-8226-B&W-72“Old Shed and John” — Image by kenne

There are moments in life
When the only possible option is to lose control.

–Paulo Coelho

Hiking Boots Off The Trail For Now   1 comment

HickingBoots-72Hiking Boots Off The Trail For Now — Image by kenne

At every moment if our lives

we have one foot in a fairy tale

and the other in the abyss.

— Paulo Coelho

 

 

Cathedral Rock Panorama   Leave a comment

Blackett's Ridge-9876 Cathedral Rock-72Cathedral Rock Panorama by kenne

Suffering occurs when we want
other people to love us in the way
that we imagine we want to be loved,
and not in the way that love should manifest itself
— free and untrammeled,
guiding us with its force and driving us on.

— Paulo Coelho

Birdbill Dayflower   Leave a comment

Birdbill Dayflower-72Birdbill Dayflower — Photo-Artistry by kenne

“We always have a tendency to see those things
that do not exist
and to be blind to the great lessons
that are right there before our eyes.”

— Paulo Coelho

Nature Stilllife Painting   Leave a comment

Desert Cotton Blossom-art-72.jpgNature Stilllife Painting (Desert Cotton Blossom) — Photo-Artistry by kenne

Everything on the face of the earth

is constantly being transformed

because the Earth is alive and has a Soul.

— Paulo Coelho

Ghost Of Desert Future   2 comments

Hiking Phoneline 12-16-11-Ghost of Desert Past-art-II-72Ghost of Desert Future — Photo-Artistry by kenne

This post is a follow-up to the previously posted “Ghost of Desert Past. — kenne

The warrior of light embraces his passions
and enjoys them intensely.
He knows that there is no need
to renounce the pleasures of conquest;
they are part of life and bring joy
to all those who participate in them.

— Paulo Coelho

 

I Order To Live Fully . . .   Leave a comment

Arizona Sycamore-1-art-72.jpgArizona Sycamore — Photo-Artistry by kenne

I order to live fully,
it is necessary to be in constant movement
only then can each day
be different from the last.

— Paulo Coelho

 

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