Quote of the Day – September 11 2012

“I shall look at you out of the corner of my eye, and you will say nothing. Words are the source of misunderstandings.” -from the Fox-”
― Antoine de Saint-Exupéry


If not for words, there would be more touching and even more important perhaps more feeling.
If not for words, so many less misunderstanding and perhaps so many less attempts to try.
If not for words, we could see and hear so much more.
Blessed silence with a musical background — all theatre would be pantomime and ballet
we’d share a common language without words and never need consult a dictionary
If not for words, you’d know me more through my art.


Funny, this internet is based on verbal if not spoken vocabulary yet more gets mis-said than said and misheard
Still it will get better, we’ll shovel out the shit in our communication rooms until we can look in each other’s eyes and know.
Blessings, G


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If the Night Falls on a Lonely Planet, Will the Tree Hear a Sound by G A Rosenberg


Reversed Psychodelia by G A Rosenberg

Quote of the Day – July 8 2012

“If you understood everything I said, you’d be me”
― Miles Davis

My first thought when typing this quote was “or perhaps telepathic” but thats not quite it. Even if we could read each other’s minds and know what we meant, it would take years of knowledge and experience in order to understand (or innerstand as a  few of my friends would have it) from where the emotional content of what I said arose. We could understand the content but not the source.

Perhaps that is how it should be. If we are, as I suspect a good deal of the time, the universes way of understanding itself then perhaps it should be at least as difficult as self-understanding is for us. Perhaps as well, understanding may be a goal that we always approach but never quite reach, much as grasping absolute truth while in the physical body. For if we do contain multitudes and universes within us, absolute universal truth and the heart of another may not be that far different.
Blessings, G


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Water Om by G A Rosenberg



Prairie Dusk  (photo)

Learning from Everyone…

“If we learn to open our hearts, anyone, including the people who drive us crazy, can be our teacher.”
― Pema Chödrön

Perhaps especially those who drive us crazy. Gratitude abounds to all my teachers with prayers that I can open up further to learn from all
Blessings, G

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Egg-Drop by G A Rosenberg

Quote of the Day – April 21 2012 (Part 2)

“In prayer it is better to have a heart without words than words without a heart.”
–Mahatma Gandhi

Maybe I’ve been going at this all wrong. For the past couple of weeks I’ve been working up towards expressing some thoughts on this blog that are difficult. I’ve been reaching for words only to feel my mind pull back that it is not time yet, reaching and finding that my sentences lacked clarity and things that I could articulate in my head moments before were now twisting and bending on their way to the screen. Perhaps it hasn’t been time for me to express them yet, perhaps I need to know my heart before it can find its way to words. I’m not sure but reading Gandhi’s words, I have more confidence that if my heart is there then the words will come
Blessings, G

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Flame Man’s Vision by G A Rosenberg

Quote of the Day – October 16 2011 — Some Musings — Pre-Occupied

“Healing takes courage, and we all have courage, even if we have to dig a little to find it. “

        –Tori Amos


Occupy Vancouver in its first day has been amazing. 5000+ people (I have a feeling that if you counted everybody who came and went throughout the day, the figure was much higher). People coming together because they realize the need for change in how things have been done. Whether they were talking about changes in our political systems, our financial systems, our educational systems or in the way we view things, there was a deep realization that we need to evolve new ways of dealing with ourselves, each other and our planet. Still there was more joy than anger. We shared laughs, marches, slogans, hugs and purpose. I look forward to watching the occupation movement evolve. Will change come from it or will it be ultimately a release  of built up social pressure, I have no surety. Something has begun with this movement in this next month and I look forward to seeing it continue. Few things in my life have made me feel quite as proud as participating in today has.

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I don’t know who this lad is but somehow he and his sign  symbolized today nicely for me. I want this boy (and all children including of course Zev) to grow up in a world of growing hope and happiness.


Heart’s Vision by G A Rosenberg