Meditation for Tuesday of Week 35 in the season of Interlude:   

Reflection

Pierre-Auguste Renoir, Reflection (1877)

Most of have been upset by something since we last took time to refresh ourselves. By reflecting on the things that have upset us, we can address them and put them more firmly in the past. Then we can empty our minds of active thoughts, and rest.

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REAL

Imaginary

Visual Arts

Film and Stage

Music: Composers, artists, and major works

French composer Claude Debussy wrote two books of Preludes and two books of Images for solo piano. They are thoughtful, reflective works, perfect for today’s value. Preludes, Book I
  1. Danseuses de Delphes (Lent et grave)
  2. Voiles (Modéré)
  3. Le vent dans la plaine (Animé)
  4. Les sons et les parfums tournent dans l’air du soir (Modéré)
  5. Les collines d’Anacapri (Très Modéré)
  6. Des pas sur le neige (Triste et lent)
  7. Ce qu’a vu le vent d’ouest (Animée et tumultueux)
  8. La fille aux cheveux de lin (Trés camie et doucement expressif)
  9. La serenade interrompue (Modérément animé)
  10. La cathédrale engloutie (Profondément calme)
  11. La danse de Puck (Capricieux et léger)
  12. Minstrels (Modéré)
Preludes, Book II
  1. Brouillards (Modéré)
  2. Feuilies mortes (Lent et mélancolique)
  3. La Puerta del Vino (Mouvement de Habanera)
  4. Les fees sont d’exquises danseuses (Rapide et léger)
  5. Bruyères (Calme)
  6. General Lavineeccentric (dans le style et le movement d’un Cakewalk)
  7. La terrasse des audiences du claim de lune (Lent)
  8. Ondine (Scherzando)
  9. Hommage à S. Pickwick, Esq., P.P.M.P.C. (Grave)
  10. Canope (Très calme et doucement triste)
  11. Les tierces alternèes (Modérément animé)
  12. Feux d’artifice (Modérément animé)
Images, Book I
  1. Reflects dans l’eau (Andantino molto)
  2. Hommage à Rameau (Lent et grave)
  3. Mouvement (Animé)
Images, Book II
  1. Cloches à travers les feuiles (Lent)
  2. Et la lune descend sur le temple qui fut (Lent)
  3. Poissons d’or (Animé)

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Grid Omnibus

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Anxiety

   
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Intolerance


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Extremism


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Static – Dynamic

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Space and Time

To everything there is a season . . . Humility – Assertiveness Modesty – Drive Skepticism – Advocacy Forbearing – Viligance Patience – Urgency Equanimity – Desire Order – Revolution Stability – Change Freedom – Responsibility Risking – Prudence Beginning – Ending Growing – Declining Arriving Leaving Holding On –
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Deferential Values in Relation to Other People

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Deferential Values in Relation to the Material World

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