Life is suffering and life is joy. The mind and the body shall experience both and from this experience learn much. For God created the universe as their classroom, to test them and to teach them. God teaches us the lessons we need to learn. It is up to us to heed His lessons. The... Continue Reading →
The mind demands more of itself than being a recipient of others' creations.
A thought takes a moment of time. A life has only so many moments. To waste thought is to waste life.
Sometimes your role maybe to build one or two rungs of the ladder rather than the entire ladder itself.
God’s signs are both guide and warning. Heed His warnings! Time and time again He has allowed the corrupt to destroy themselves. He shall do so in the future. God did not place us on the Earth blind to right and wrong, blind to the truth nor blind to the straight path. The straight path... Continue Reading →
Daily Cases in Victoria, Australia as of 29 September 2020 https://www.dhhs.vic.gov.au/victorian-coronavirus-covid-19-data There is a lot of debate at the moment about whether lockdowns are effective in restricting the spread of the COVID-19 Virus. The above graph shows the progress of the Virus in the state of Victoria, Australia, since March 2020. This is the state... Continue Reading →
Observing the present distracts the mind from seeing the future.
Eighty-Eight Diaethria anna Butterfly Landing on a Hand Within God’s Laws lies the straight path. The straight path can be observed, but it cannot be changed nor moulded to fit our desires. God has placed signs in the universe to show us His straight path: a rainbow after a storm, a butterfly landing on a... Continue Reading →
(Koguchi to Nachi Taisha - Distance: 14.5kms. Walking time 5hrs 10 mins to 7 hrs 60mins. Elevation 60m to 870m to 330m.) Previous post: Walking the Kumano Kodo: Midday of Day 4 (Sunday 29 September) Koguchi to Nachi Taisha. At around 2.30pm, the couple I had met four hours earlier at the Jizo-jaya Teahouse arrived... Continue Reading →
The body's eye sees the present. The mind's eye sees the future. One must shut one eye to see through the other.
You extend me.
Arrogance unlocks the door to brutality.
(Koguchi to Nachi Taisha - Distance: 14.5kms. Walking time 5hrs 10 mins to 7 hrs 60mins. Elevation 60m to 870m to 330m) Previous post: Walking the Kumano Kodo: Early Morning of Day 4 (Sunday 29 September), Koguchi to Nachi Taisha, Part 3. After the Jizo-jaya Teahouse, the Kumano Kodo joined a sealed forestry road. I... Continue Reading →
Better to be ignorant of one's potential than to recognise it and not fulfil it.
(Koguchi to Nachi Taisha - Distance: 14.5kms. Walking time 5hrs 10 mins to 7 hrs 60mins. Elevation 60m to 840m to 330m.) Previous Post: Walking the Kumano Kodo: Early Morning of Day 4 (Sunday 29 September), Koguchi to Nachi Taisha, Part 2. As I reached Kumano Kodo signpost no. 23, the trail jack-knifed and I... Continue Reading →