Random Thoughts and Notes vi
My jasmin nudiflorum is blooming fully clothed.
We practice efficiency, economy of motion; then we realize we need exercise.
I don’t know which is more of a pain to iron—button-down collars or button-up sleeves. Sometimes I use the scissors.
As I folded a slightly soiled empty box and stepped on it to make sure it would stay folded in the garbage bag, I heard in my mind:
“L’homme (est) la nèpe sous Mon Pied. Mon Pas est lent, (mais) Mon Talon est lourd.
Man (is) the water scorpion under My Foot. My Pace is slow, (but) My Heel is heavy.”
The Revelation of Arès xii/1-2
And “When I consider thy heavens, the work of thy fingers, the moon and the stars, which thou hast ordained; What is man, that thou art mindful of him? and the son of man, that thou visitest him? For thou hast made him a little lower than the angels, and hast crowned him with glory and honour.”
What hope our Creator has for us, but we sit quarreling within the system rather than accomplishing the change we need, the change within each of us which would then change society. He gives us time, but not forever.