Tuesday, December 25, 2012

Star Quality

(Image and other spectacular ones from here)

“The Sun, each second, transforms four million tons of itself into light, giving itself over to become energy that we, with every meal, partake of. For four million years, humans have been feasting on the Sun’s energy stored in the form of wheat or reindeer, as each day the Sun dies as Sun and is reborn as the vitality of Earth. Every child of ours needs to learn the simple truth: She is the energy of the Sun. And we adults should organize things so her face shines with the same radiant joy.

“Human generosity is possible only because at the center of the solar system a magnificent stellar generosity pours forth free energy day and night without stop and without complaint and without the slightest hesitation. This is the way of the universe. This is the way of life. And this is the way in which each of us joins this cosmological lineage when we accept the Sun’s gift of energy and transform it into creative action that will enable the community to flourish.” 

Brian Swimme, "The Hidden Heart of the Cosmos"


  1. The sun. I love it's warmth, it's light, and it's energy. I need it in my life. Hope your Christmas was wonderful.

    That tree below is awesome! Mother Nature is awesome.

    1. Hi, Judie! Great to see you - you've been on my mind. Hoping all is well with you.

      The sun is wonderful and I miss it when it doesn't come through the clouds. Like today!

      I agree, that Boabab tree is amazing as is "The Big Lady" as I affectionately call her!


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