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Thursday, February 9, 2012
Orb in the Morning
Since Tuesday's full moon, I've been watching it closely, feeling a definite shift in my personal energy...no idea why. Yesterday morning, after the big rain, it was clear enough to still be in the sky in the morning.
Last night I dragged the Wizard out to see the moonrise, one of those huge bright kind, but no picture taking; my nighttime photos of the moon mostly look what a deer sees when she is suddenly stopped in the road by an oncoming car at night. But the morning...
Waning Gibbous in the Morning
Can you see the big orb, not a quasi-spiritual digital aberration of my camera, but the real moon setting over the mountains? I noticed it when I got up in the morning chill --it was, gasp, 60 degrees in my bedroom this morning. It's all relative anyway. My coffee chilled while I ran up to the 12th floor elevator area to take this photo; the trees were obscuring the view from my own lanai.
Getting close and lucky.
I wonder how many moons will pass before TAO 61 achieves twoness. The odometer looks like a lucky omen, anyway. Lucky I drive Hawaii.
TAO 61: A great nation flows downward into intercourse with the world. The female of the world always prevails over the male by stillness. Because stillness is considered lower, by lowering itself to a small nation a great nation takes a small nation; by being lower than a great nation a small nation takes a great nation. So one takes by lowering itself, another takes place by being lower. A great nation wants no more than to include and nurture people; a small nation wants no more than to admit and serve people. Both get what they want, so the great should be below. translated from the Tao Te Ching, Thomas CLeary