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Fish, Birds, Buddhas

Ancient philosopher Lao-Tzu wrote “be content with what you have; rejoice in the way things are. When you realize there is nothing lacking, the whole world belongs to you”. These are beautiful and not always easy-to-live-by words. Art, for me, is a form of training and meditation. The consistent appearance of such things as fish, birds, and buddhas is testament to my own quirky and imperfect practice of staying present.

    All images copyright © John Hillmer 2012. All rights reserved.

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