I have been doing quite a bit of thinking, deliberate thinking/worrying, which has occupied my mind due to a technical difficulty regarding notification emails being sent to subscribers when there is a new post launched into the universe. If you DO receive an email notification for this post please would you leave a comment? I’ll not publish it but I just need to know if there is anybody receiving notifications, nobody or some.
I came across this quote the other day and now I have space and time to post it. Thought is a bird of space! Well I take that to be the flow of natural thought akin to meditation, rather than deliberate ‘thinking about things’.
You talk when you cease to be at peace with your thoughts;
And when you can no longer dwell in the solitude of your heart
you live in your lips, and sound is a diversion and a pastime.
And in much of your talking, thinking is half murdered.
For thought is a bird of space,
that in a cage of words may indeed unfold its wings
but cannot fly.
Kahlil Gibran (January 6, 1883–April 10, 1931)
Please don’t think overly about the above quote. Step into the outdoors, if you can, unfold your wings and fly!
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By the way, I do love that quotation. I have a copy of The Prophet by Khalil Gibran. I dip into it from time to time, particularly when someone has a baby or gets married. He has some lovely wisdoms to write inside cards.
Beautiful!! Words for our difficult times.
Hi Rev Mugo
Receiving you loud and clear, over.
So glad to be hearing you, loud and clear. Over. Keep on posting comments. We have a lovely sunny early evening with the promise of a beautiful clear star studded sky, again tonight.