Tuesday, August 27, 2013

Cheerful Profound Moment -- Day 2/227

Walk: Mindful Body
Distance: 10 Blocks and teach yoga class

I was talking on the phone to a friend today saying something about how at this time of year, even though things are beautiful, there is a sense of closing, of the year and the more out-going parts of myself shutting down.  Blah, blah..

He said:  Cheerful and yet profound like a day in October.

I said: What?  What he said captured my thoughts so perfectly - Perfectly - I couldn't quite take it in.

He repeated: Cheerful and yet profound like a day in October. Things are at once sparkling and pulling away.

Delicious, Nourishing to the soul.  All of a sudden, from nowhere, my day was both.  Me:  Yes, exactly.  Is that a quote?

Him:  Nietzsche I think..

Yes, Nietzsche as it turns out.  A more extended version also speaks to me:

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