Daily Archives: 21/12/2012

The Energy of a Billion Focused on Peace

These are trying times, but we can participate in uplifting our space and the world wherever we are. On December 22nd, 2012 at 12PM India Time, (1:30AM EST) people around the world will gather to chant One Billion OMs. Visit the site for more details – One Billion Oms
Some Facts:
Chant OM from wherever you are located for 3 minutes on December 22nd, 2012 (check our international time zone clock to know when to chant in your part of the world) or join our global webcast via Birth2012.com at this and other participating websites.

Event is at 12PM India Standard Time, on Dec. 22, 2012. To find out what time it is where you live, click on your time zone above.
You can also  double check your timezone here:  Timebuddy.com

Participants are invited to contribute to this 3 minute simultaneous global meditation in many ways including:
♥Chanting OM (listen to what OM sounds like HERE)
♥Observing Silence
♥Praying for personal and planetary peace
♥Open your heart and express your love & compassion for all beings
♥Watch Sadhguru LIVE HERE where he will share about the meaning of the chant OM from 11:30AM – 12:00PM India Standard Time.  (1:00AM – 1:30AM EST) and lead the world in the chanting from 12:00PM – 12:03PM India Standard Time on 12/22/12
Blessings to All!

Elizabeth Obih-Frank

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Surprise!

“The only thing that should surprise us is that there are still some things that can surprise us.” Francois de La Rochefoucauld

Weekly Photo Challenge: Surprise... L L Bean Shoe Car on the Highway

Weekly Photo Challenge: Surprise!  L L Bean Shoe Car on the Highway

Weekly Photo Challenge: Surprise...Glowing Night lights

Weekly Photo Challenge: Surprise!  Glowing Night lights

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Generally, I don’t like surprises, but we all have to live through them… The thing about surprises is that you have no way of controlling or directing the unfolding drama/event/item and sometimes, they stink or are hurtful. However, an amusing surprise will always put a smile on our face.
Above, the L.L. Bean car, caught cruising on the Mass Turnpike (highway), made me laugh. It was shaped as their classic, all time favorite boot. The color, the trim, the look was perfect and a huge surprise.
One winter night, I was driving home from Upstate NY when I saw strange lights glowing in the woods. As I approached, they grew brighter, more colorful, and looked like floating saucers. I was surprised because they were in the middle of nowhere. Months later, I found out that the land belonged to an artist who liked to create unusual installations and display them… It was a conversation piece!

“Expect nothing. Live frugally on surprise.” Alice Walker

Weekly Photo Challenge: Surprise... Hair and more

Weekly Photo Challenge: Surprise… Hair and more

At a conference I attended early this year, I met the lovely lady above. As we chatted, she mentioned how long it took to wash/dry her hair. I thought the time-frame (3-4 hours) was outrageous; given that her hair was in a bun and didn’t look long enough… Well, she showed me why it took hours to wash. Her hair touched her feet when she unwrapped it. Another surprise!
At a concert, I was looking at the crowd milling around below, when I noticed that young man in a colorful wig and a white t-shirt/mask that covered his face. The surprise was how he could see or even breathe in that outfit.
The holograph is a three-dimensional image recorded by a camera on light-sensitive material. The one you see is of top British model, Kate Moss, floating like a blue ghost at the Alexander McQueen show. It was both surprising and bizarre. More below.

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