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One World (#2, Ecuador, 2013)

Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Poem of the One World

This morning
the beautiful white heron
was floating above the water
and then into the sky
of this one world
we all belong to
where everything sooner or later is part
of everything else

which thought made me feel
for a little while
quite beautiful myself.

-- Mary Oliver

Today my beloved friend Adelaida and I went for a hike near the house. And took a few photos. Here are some of them taken during a break to gaze at the beauty around us:


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FLORIDASUN 3/24/2013 9:48AM

    The moments we most remember usually occur in nature. This is so true of that statement! emoticon

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SGRAY478 1/21/2013 5:06PM

    The thing I loved most about Ecuador when I visited was how gorgeous it was!

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TEENY_BIKINI 1/21/2013 12:51PM



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THEHAPPYSUSAN 1/19/2013 12:45PM

    A lovely Mary Oliver poem to begin my Saturday and thank you, Maha! It's a special delight knowing that you are in far-off places enjoying this incredible world of ours. The photos are beautiful and the rock formations fascinating; I bet you learn a lot while you're there. Soak it all in so you'll have an abundance of precious memories to bring home! Enjoy, my friend!

Namaste, Maha. Keep Sparkling! emoticon

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SLASALLE 1/19/2013 12:11PM

    You look at home and at peace, my dear. It's so very important for us to take breaks and gaze at the beauty that surrounds us, for it really is everywhere, if our ears, eyes and hearts are open to it...

Much love,

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BILLB000 1/18/2013 11:26PM

    Wow Maha..... really love your photos. Even your pics tell such a complete story. Thank you.

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SHANTISHANTI 1/18/2013 12:58PM

    Such gorgeous pictures. I love following your adventures and admire your dedication to service.

Oh, and by the way, you really do make my heart sing.

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CARRAND 1/17/2013 7:27PM


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HIPPICHICK1 1/17/2013 4:35PM

    Beautiful poem and photos.
Your friend Adelaida looks like my friend Pilar! How cool is that?

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SYNCHRODAD 1/17/2013 6:33AM

    Pretty cool pics. Although there are lots of rocks, the area looks like a soft touch on the heart.

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JUST_BREATHE08 1/16/2013 10:41PM

    emoticon I love the pictures!! Thank you so much for sharing! emoticon

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LADY_MARIANA 1/16/2013 5:55PM

    How lovely!

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SOULFISH80 1/16/2013 4:24PM

    Beautiful, you and the lanscape! I like that little bridge!! So glad you are able to share a bit of your adventure with us. emoticon emoticon

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DDOORN 1/16/2013 1:33PM

    Love the pics...thank you for a glimpse into another corner of our planet! The Oliver poem echoes so beautifully my thoughts & feelings about our world.



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2WHEELEDSHARON 1/16/2013 11:23AM

    Hello, beautiful you! Thank you for sharing these gorgeous images that I'll have in my mind all day:)

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FARRAH511 1/16/2013 9:07AM


- Farrah

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KALIGIRL 1/16/2013 8:36AM

    Wonderful photos - they exude serenity.

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JESPAH 1/16/2013 7:42AM

    Makes me think of this song -


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ME_HERE_NOW 1/15/2013 10:19PM

    looks beautiful, glad u are having fun :D

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MISS_VIV 1/15/2013 10:18PM

    such great views.. such wonderful sharing
glad to see you are comfortable without heavy jacket and boots. I am jealous.. Cold here...


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GREENGENES 1/15/2013 9:44PM

    Lovely photos. Thanks for sharing!

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WATERMELLEN 1/15/2013 7:52PM

    This one world is more beautiful because you are in it!

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FRANCESCANAZ 1/15/2013 7:27PM

    So nice to see your smiling face again amiga. Glad you are enjoying your days there. Miss you!

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CRYSTALJEM 1/15/2013 7:22PM

    Beauty truly surrounds us - in nature, people and all things. Thank you for sharing. So glad you are enjoying your time there! CJ

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SAVOY1 1/15/2013 6:59PM

    Thank you for sharing emoticon

Both of you ladies and the landscape are beautiful! and another lovely poem.

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BCARSON11 1/15/2013 6:35PM

    Thanks for sharing both the poem and the pictures! emoticon

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GOANNA2 1/15/2013 6:26PM

    Beauty is indeed everywhere around us.
Thanks for sharing the beautiful pictures.

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RAPUNZEL53 1/15/2013 6:12PM

  Great pictures!

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