Moment To Simply Live

Life pace, Beloved
Chosen wisdom, loved glory
Of everyday life—

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I wish to retire at 52 and will be a person with not too many layers of identity, being a human being living a slower-paced life, contributing to smaller society and community with my own hands with all my heart and soul, respected as I am I am not as I am who is associated to prominent organizations.

One of good friends reminded me to get prepared for that will definitely be a much different life. There won’t be luxurious facilities enjoyed, privilege given, smiles and hand shake or bow. She says it’s gonna be a true life though loved and respected by those with genuine love and respect. No transactional courtesy, all is about friendship and humanity.

When? Still long time to go but short enough because now I live in a fast-paced life.

Time to prepare.

Once retired, I won’t want to be in contact with those who have respected me because of business or money. They should be eliminated from friendship. They will deserve others who have the capacity.

May all beings be happy. 💝

next one week flower arrangement
enjoy the moment
extended appreciation to those in my heart
someday flowers will be daily life for me, not weekly anymore

Green valley – haiku

Two dogs and a cat
Stroll in joy, breathing sweet air
In a green valley.

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How big is my dream of having a green valley? So big…. Why? Because I want as many animals as possible to live happily in the valley, as many farmers as possible to earn good living in the valley,  and as long as the earth can sustain the valley stays green…. And, so be it with faith….

Singapore – May 14, 2016 – 5:01pam

A Green Pioneer

On a bed of giant stones,
Green pioneer is settling its foundation….
A root-like thread that’s prone
To deform hard surface to cushion.

Expanding considerably fair,
While breathing the air,
Unfolding a bed of soft mat,
Comfort to sleep for a cat.

Some fairies are lingering around,
Seeing if the fresh bed is ready,
And, landing abruptly — laughing outloud,
Hugging their own torso, a giggling spree.

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Picture borrowed from https://narble.wordpress.com/2015/03/20/haiku-moss/comment-page-1/#comment-699

On the bed more and more greeneries grow ahead,
On the sofness deformed under the root-like thread.
The green pioneer is chewing the stones,
Without giving pain to those soil bones.

Behold!
While sitting on the green mat —
Soft, wet and fragrant.
Thank you, Universe….
For teaching me about the happy pioneer.

Moss….

Temasek – October 14, 2015 – 1:00am

Into The Nature

Happiness and joy are represented by those two children playing in the rice field. Running and laughing, chasing each other in the sloping road…. Framed by terraced land of paddy, roofed with blue sky, and founded on the strong brown soil they enjoy their early journey of life.

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Oka and Asti

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Catch me if you can, Mbak Asti….

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Grinning Oka

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Smiling Asti

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Pretty ladybird

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Nephew and aunt

Temasek – January 9, 2015 – 1:02am

Gifts From Nature

Gift is everywhere, reflected by the heart as mirror reflecting shadows. How clear this heart is? See these pictures and find if there’s gift presented by nature.

Rainbow arch

Slides down to earth,

Pouring colors

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Prawn spruce in a golf court in Cupertino, California

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Betel leave in Tulungagung, Indonesia

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Banana field with farmer couple in Lumajang, Indonesia

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Green on green with an inserted red, Singapore

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Snail on a walk path, Singapore

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Green fountain in Tulungagung, Indonesia

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Fungi on tree trunk, Aloon-aloon Tulungagung

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Blooming grass flower in Nagoya, Japan

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We call it “bungur china” flower, flower shot in Nagoya

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Mushroom on the tree, Nagoya

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What flower is it Nagoya presented? Such beauty in mini….

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A dove is cooing just below my window, greeting me with warm friendly regards from nature,

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Not sure what they’re named but they are in Changi International Airport….

Happy Holiday, All! 

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Temasek – December 21, 2014 – 5:15