“Brightly burning passion is the releasing of your essence, your specialness and your gifts to the world.” Bryant McGill
an old deck clustered with last years fallen leaves. Neither winds, rain nor human intervention disturbed this setting.
“Life moves forward. The old leaves wither, die and fall away, and the new growth extends forward into the light.” Bryant McGill
“One mile farther and I come to a second grave beside the road, nameless like the other, marked only with the dull blue-black stones of the badlands. I do not pause this time. The more often you stop the more difficult it is to continue. Stop too long and they cover you with rocks.” Edward Abbey, Beyond the Wall
Edward Abbey died on March 14, 1989 due to complications from surgery. He was buried as he had requested: in a sleeping bag – no embalming fluid, no casket. His body was secretly interred in an unmarked grave in southern Arizona.
For now, the desert for me and those I care about, is a place of renewal, rebirth, for clarity in life.
“Nothing can dwindle to nothing, as Nature restores one thing from the stuff of another, nor does she allow a birth, without a corresponding death.”
Titus Lucretius Carus (c. 99 BC – c. 55 BC) was a Roman poet and philosopher. His only known work is the epic philosophical poem De rerum natura about the tenets and philosophy of Epicureanism, and which is usually translated into English as On the Nature of Things.