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Reflections on the Day

By Dayvid Clarkson

      January 29 at 10:00pm: Reflecting this eve on a dream I had last night. I was following a myriad of forest trails looking for a destination that I could not find. I kept finding the next signpost but not the destination. It slowly dawned on me. The fact I knew which direction to follow was in and of itself wondrous. Mayhaps, like this journey, we do not know or fully understand the destination, but we do know the way.

      It is time we were content with the paths that we follow fully trusting we are on the right road. The old cliché came to mind; It is not the destination but the journey. Sleep well, dream deep my Friends. Humble bow, Dayvid.

      Another evening of reflection: I live on a lake directly across from an airport, not close enough for the sound to be disturbing, but present when the few planes fly over. I enjoy watching the jets ascend into the sky against the evergreen covered mountains then head east.

      This evening at dusk, in a crisp clear sky, what I thought was another plane, was a formation of white Trumpeter Swans mimicking the jet’s silhouette. I was amazed. How my perception was so easily altered and how an enjoyable and favored moment was suddenly transformed into an amazing ‘aha’ moment.

      There are times when our journeys are difficult, sometimes these challenges seem insurmountable. Yet if we stay the course these wonderful ‘aha’ moments will soothe the soul, renew our hope, and give us the strength to continue on.

      Regardless of the burdens you carry lay them down this eve and rest. Sleep well, dream deep my Friends. Humble bow, Dayvid

      A tidal pool at Roberts Memorial Park in Cedar BC. As above, so below. I have caught the moon during the day but rarely a full moon or almost full moon... (See Photo Below)

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