WORD'S WORTH“I’m not fascinated by people who smile all the time. What I find interesting is the way people look when they are lost in thought, when their face becomes angry or serious, when they bite their lip, the way they glance, the way they look down when they walk, when they are alone and smoking a cigarette, when they smirk, the way they half smile, the way they try and hold back tears, the way when their face says they want to say something but can’t, the way they look at someone they want or love… I love the way people look when they do these things. It’s… beautiful.”  Clemence Poesy

WORD'S WORTH“So each of us has a choice. You have a choice. Your thoughts can make you and the world around you suffer more or suffer less. If you want to create a more collegial, harmonious atmosphere in your… community, don’t start by trying to change other people. Your first priority should be to find your own quiet space inside so you can learn more about yourself. This includes getting to know and understand your own suffering. When your practice is solid and you’ve already harvested some of the sweet fruits of getting to know yourself, you can consider ways you can make more room to bring silence, deep looking, understanding, and compassion into your… community.”   Thich Nhat Hanh

WORD'S WORTH“Every day we slaughter our finest impulses. That is why we get a heart-ache when we read those lines written by the hand of a master and recognize them as our own, as the tender shoots which we stifled because we lacked the faith to believe in our own powers, our own criterion of truth and beauty. Every man, when he gets quiet, when he becomes desperately honest with himself, is capable of uttering profound truths. We all derive from the same source. There is no mystery about the origin of things. We are all part of creation, all kings, all poets, all musicians; we have only to open up, to discover what is already there.”  Henry Miller

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The Australianadians And A ‘Van Named “Fluffy.” The wild, touching and funny adventures as a Canadian and an Australian tour Australia in a Caravan. “On To Camooweal.” Episode 17.
https://weboughtacaravan.wordpress.com/2017/06/03/on-to-camooweal/

The Australianadians And A ‘Van Named “Fluffy.” The wild, touching and funny adventures as a Canadian and an Australian tour Australia in a Caravan. “Camooweal to Alice Springs.” Episode 18.
https://weboughtacaravan.wordpress.com/2017/06/29/camooweal-to-alice-springs/

The Australianadians And A ‘Van Named “Fluffy.” The wild, touching and funny adventures as a Canadian and an Australian tour Australia in a Caravan. “Standley Chasm (Angkerle)” Episode 19.
https://weboughtacaravan.wordpress.com/2017/06/29/standley-chasm-angkerle/

The Australianadians And A ‘Van Named “Fluffy.” The wild, touching and funny adventures as a Canadian and an Australian tour Australia in a Caravan. “Hermannsburg – Ntaria” Episode 20.
https://weboughtacaravan.wordpress.com/2017/07/08/hermannsburg-ntaria/

The Australianadians And A ‘Van Named “Fluffy.” The wild, touching and funny adventures as a Canadian and an Australian tour Australia in a Caravan. “Curtin Springs – Frankly Dear, They Don’t Give A Damn.” Episode 21.
https://weboughtacaravan.wordpress.com/2017/07/08/curtin-springs-frankly-dear-they-dont-give-a-damn/

The Australianadians And A ‘Van Named “Fluffy.” The wild, touching and funny adventures as a Canadian and an Australian tour Australia in a Caravan. “Uluru” Episode 22.
https://weboughtacaravan.wordpress.com/2017/07/08/uluru/

WORD'S WORTH“Wouldn’t it be wonderful if you could spare them from all suffering? No, it wouldn’t. They would not evolve as human beings and would remain shallow, identified with the external form of things. Suffering drives you deeper. The paradox is that suffering is caused by identification with form and erodes identification with form. A lot of it is caused by the ego, although eventually suffering destroys the ego—but not until you suffer consciously.”  Eckhart Tolle