Interesting ideas here and it also reminds me of the converse too. So I hear that song- “Sommertime….and the living is easy, fish are jumping and the cotton is high”. We also need the times when nature and life feel thoroughly generous as well.
- Wanting An Easy Life.
Michael Azgour – Snapshots from a Train Gandalf’s Gallery. Flickr.
“I don’t know that an easy life is really all that easy.”
Craig D. Lounsbrough
It is easy to assume, when we take a quick mental snapshot of someone appearing to be having a good life, that their days on earth are always like that…. happy, relaxed, trouble-free. Suspended in time, such mental images may never change; the subjects are preserved forever experiencing life as constantly joyful.
If we use a camera, these pictures represent moments that are truly frozen in perpetuity…… in the image below, the smile will never fade, the sun will always shine and the beautiful, lustrous, reflective bubbles will never burst…..
Yet can life ever be as ‘easy as pie?’ What would this even mean? (This phrase has actually developed from ‘easy as eating pie.’) Might our happy, bright bubbles never burst…
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