Energize

“…change comes like a little wind that ruffles the curtains at dawn, and it comes like the stealthy perfume of wildflowers hidden in the grass.” — John Steinbeck nature’s wind turbine stifles viral infection energizes life *   *   * Wind Power ~ Haiku* and photo by Mary O’Connor © 2020 * Haiku: a Japanese poem … More Energize

Night Owl

“At home, I love reaching out into that absolute silence, when you can hear the owl or the wind.” — Amanda Harlech It’s after midnight and the moon is in the sky. Listen to the wind, or is it the great owl’s cry? Silent is his shadow, as he sets his sight on those found … More Night Owl

Windblown

“Sometimes it feels like I’m thinking against the wind.” — Mortimer Adler “What we need to do is always lean into the future; when the world changes around you and when it changes against you—what used to be a tail wind is now a head wind—you have to lean into that and figure out what … More Windblown

Changing with the wind

“It’s easy to act as if you are a weathervane, always changing your beliefs and words, trying to please everyone around you. But we were born to be lighthouses, not weathervanes.” — Robert K. Cooper *   *   * Weathervane in Little Compton, RI — Photo by Mary O’Connor © 2017

Blossoms are scattered by the wind and the wind cares nothing, but the blossoms of the heart no wind can touch. – Yoshida Kenko

As if to dress the winter marsh, cattails turn their cigar heads into a white and fluffy mass of seeds, ready to drift off in the wind and build new colonies for spring. * * * Photo credit: Mary O’Connor © 2013