(041:  Rowboat and reflections.  Photo © 2009 by Robin)

Reverie is not a mind vacuum.  It is rather the gift of an hour which knows the plenitude of the soul.

~ Gaston Bachelard

More weeding for me today.  That will be followed by laundry, washing dishes, and other forms of housework.  I live such an exciting exotic enlightened life.


5 Comments on “Reverie”

  1. krebiz says:

    Your life is more exciting than I’d be able to keep pace with in your shoes, I can tell you that.
    Thanks for taking away my frownie face! 🙂 Can I have one of dem little monster type things though, instead?

    • Robin says:

      Biz: Nope. I’m sorry. No monster type things. You might wind up with a frownie face again and then where would we be?

      Back to square one, that’s where.

      You could keep pace. I’m sure of it. 😀

  2. Anna Surface says:

    Gorgeous black and white image. Great quote. I haven’t thought about reverie. Hmm.. Weeding? Ye gads! I have to get outside at least five in the morning because of the heat. There’s a Buddhist saying about enlightenment. Laundry before enlightenment and laundry after enlightenment…. and I guess that goes for weeding and washing dishes too. LOL

    • Robin says:

      LOL, Anna! I’ve heard that Buddhist saying in another way —

      Before enlightenment: Chop wood, haul water.
      After enlightenment: Chop wood, haul water.

      Same principle. 😉 And what’s scary is that we really do chop wood and haul water out here. We must be majorly enlightened. lol!

      • Anna Surface says:

        LOL, Robin, I think I had crossed my wires in Buddhism. I was thinking of the same thing you quoted but of Jack Kornfield’s “After the Ecstasy, the Laundry.” So I put laundry in there instead of chop wood, haul water. Well, it is the same principle, all in all, as you said. I sure laughed after I read your reply. Laughter is good for a cross-wired 50 year old brain. 🙂 🙂

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