Opportunities, possibilities and perspective.

When i say something is True, I’m saying it’s a valid possibility from my point of view.

The unfortunate word “Truth”, we’ve done you wrong for so long.

So i have all these possibilities about a situation making up my perspective, which oddly enough, seems to have come with a dash of compassion and understanding this past year; even though 2016 and early 2017 were the worst years yet, an unexpected by-product to say the least!

I did not set out to change anything external, but that sure has changed too. The noticeable change is with view, intention and resulting thoughts. To see situations and understand them from perspectives built on possibilities, you have an opportunity for detachment or “transcendence” from them all, they cancel each other out and gift clarity, an emotional balance in chaos. This is not to say that to “don’t care” or have “given up”, those concepts are immaterial. It’s much deeper, in that suffering does not give rise in the first place; the reason you would have suffered prior no longer exists.

Don’t sweat it though, when it’s time for suffering, we’ll suffer…

 

Take a hit bro

Psst.
There’s this drug I know about.
Gives the illusion of pleasure,
it’s poison and completely legal.
Everyone’s doing it.
Chances are your parents and grandparents are hooked too!
It destroys the mind, body and environment.
It will eventually destroy humanity.
It doesn’t take years from your life,
but does take life from your years.
It’s called EXCESS and you’re living in it.
Take a hit and pass it around bro.
-Geary LeBell

What’s it really about from 2013

It is so strange reading this piece from almost 5 years ago! LOL

I’m at a strange point in my life. From psychological perspective, I feel like there have been more changes in the past couple years that have been experienced in my entire time on earth. When looking at the past, I see myself as an angry person. Not so much at the people or situations in my life, but at myself; internally. Never happy with the way things go, always looking for something more, never appreciating my accomplishments or the people in my life or the way things are. A tug of war between positive and negative emotions. These days, the positive emotions are winning the tug of war.

That analogy is pretty lame as it doesn’t begin to express what’s happening. I see many people around me struggling with their own life complications, something I never really considered or noticed before and it affects me. I feel an understanding and compassion now, where as before I would shut them out emotionally, discard them, judge them. It seems everyone is dealing with “stuff” and so am I. In a way, I think it unites us as imperfect beings and the key is realizing and accepting that your imperfect; we’re all in this together.

It really is a state of mind. Being self-conscious, angry, depressed, having low self-esteem only get in the way of your true self. It’s there, I can feel it… if I could just let go of all the baggage; to realize all that’s negative doesn’t serve me at all.

Bad girls, get in the room!

So I’m scolding our two Chinese Crested doggies for peeing on the floor; bad girls, get in the room! (pointing sternly), you know why…, then I thought for a second and realized, they don’t know why, and neither do I. In fact, my entire reasoning was/is flawed.

Grey

A past that’s dark
Tomorrow’s a fight
we’ve missed the mark
but what is right?

A corruption of thought
Refined to expect
Manifesting what’s taught
It’s what we project

What is the I
That afflicts us all
A damaging cry
The path to our fall

The search for grace
A continuous spin
Can’t find that place
It’s already within

Tied to the things
Words and thoughts
They all seem to sing
Listen to Watts

It’s game to play
And falls away you see
Immerse in grey
There is no key

This poem is spent
Do not get stuck
The words are cement
I bid you good luck
-Geary LeBell

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It’s been only been since mid 2017 that I decided to release most of my photographs to Creative Commons CC0 Public Domain Dedication. Currently, there are 71 high quality photographs that can be downloaded free to use for any project, personal or commercial.

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You’ll see a lot of activity in 2018 :).

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Cheers, Geary LeBell

 

Sugar Sugar

The body needs so we feed
Survival being the key
The mind turns to greed
Wont you hear my plea?

Like a drugs from thugs
Shoveling their crap
Not even a shrug
Not realizing the trap

Newsflash, the thug is you too
Falling prey to your desire
A self-inflicted screw
The situation is dire

A mountain of sugar
In everything we eat
Think it’s not your fault?
The systems got you beat?

Painful to go cold turkey
Wake up to what you consume
The start will be murky
shocking what you’ll exhume

For the love of body and mind
It’s about quality of life
Otherwise you will find
Future days full of strife.

Rise Again

Born out of a moment of joy
Soon to be mother and father
Ahoy, a random boy to destroy
Another “I” for the slaughter
Awoken open 45 years ago
Fallin’ a sleep ever since
No flow while pushing the scuffle hoe
the very thought makes me wince

Humanities not to blame
victims themselves of a broken being
Playing the same lame game
clouded from that which is freeing
Searchin’ for my-self in this existence
double my efforts before the clock runs out
Persistence in my resistance no matter the distance
This continuous battle arouses doubt
Reality under my control, which
external influences try to breach
Kicking my soul into the ole dark sink hole
These are all just figures of speech

Watching thoughts run through my head
feeling the corruption can be reversed
the dragon’s head not dead but realizing instead
The false belief of constant thirst
Yesterday’s but a thought
tomorrow’s make-believe
mind is fraught with a taught plot
clash of conflict you will weave
Rise and notice with conscious attention
thinking patterns that are scattered
Ascension to a dimension observing the tension
realizing the NOW, everything else shattered
-Geary LeBell

Shift to Gift

You suggest my purpose;
who I’m supposed to be;
leaving me confused,
bruised, unable to see.

My path illuminated;
your words a gift;
purpose is clear,
sincere, triggers a shift.

Purpose is a label;
describes what’s beneath;
concealed with identification,
mutation, an armored sheath.
-Geary LeBell