Posts tagged with ‘Autumn’

UK (Spider’s) Webs Bigger than Ever

September 25, 2009

More insects expected this autumn – reports the BBC.  It’s going to be a good year for spiders!  Buglife are having another spider hunt (see link).  My contribution is this web that I saw this morning, fresh and undisturbed, illuminated like diamond wires by a shaft of sunlight through the trees. The photo is cropped, […]

Too Much Snow, Too Much White, my eyes, my eyes.

February 6, 2009

There is a saying of the Buddhist monk Nichiren Daishonin, that Winter Always Turns to Spring Those who believe in the Lotus Sutra are as if in winter, but winter always turns to spring. Never, from ancient times on, has anyone heard or seen of winter turning back to autumn. Nor have we ever heard […]

Courage: Three Obstacles and Four Devils

November 20, 2008

You should not have the slightest fear in your heart. It is lack of courage that prevents one from attaining Buddhahood, although one may have professed faith in the Lotus Sutra many times since innumerable kalpas ago. There is definitely something extraordinary in the ebb and flow of the tide, the rising and setting of […]