"Life is a journey, not a destination..." ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson (...but Aerosmith said it, too.)

Explore. February 20, 2009.


To be without desires, is to be content.

If you do not wish to have something,

you are content with what you have.


And it always seems to me that,

the more we don't desire something,

the greater the chance of getting it,

and all the more exciting.


To be without desire,

is to be simple.

If life is simple,

then life is not complicated!!!


~ from the wisdom of Lao Tzu


(Yes, it's all about the journey. The colours and light seen. The lessons learned. The friends met and kept. The ride... Not the stop-overs. Not the destination. It is the ride that counts. 'Get it?)


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  • Bernadette San Jose 6y

    too beautiful too be true!!! grbe to kuya!!!
  • Angela Chandler 6y

    Gorgeous light and tones! So pretty! Wonderful words of wisdom as well :)
  • Naina Iqbal 6y

    Love the rays!
  • Kate Palaña 6y

    tulala mode ulit... this is magnificent... perfect w/ the qoute...
  • Michael Anthony Saddul 6y

    grabe to bro ang lufet ang ganda ng detalye sa dagat pati tones!!!!!
  • Harald Hoyer 6y

    ah :) great lightshow. nice colors

    Seen in my contacts' photos. (?)
  • Mr. Greenjeans 6y

    Simply stunning, Ge!!!!
  • Wilfred M 6y

    Beautiful capture!
  • Jiang 6y

    Love that light pouring from above.
  • Still Life Photography LLC 6y

    GOT IT! beautiful photo
  • Kristine (On A road Trip To South) 6y

    Andami klo ng na-miss Ge pasensya na po!!! di na ko mag-comment sa iba babalik-balikan ko na lang sila super ganda lahat kasi ingat lang lagi :-)
  • Mezarc Buslon 6y

    this is truly an inspired image! i love what u did with the PP. galing!
  • Vanda Novodomszky 6y

  • LUKΞ 6y

    Fantastic atmosphere! superb light too!
  • Rozanne Hakala 6y

    Beautifully dramatic in sepia! Love the tones and those reflections!
  • 13thWitness™ 6y

    Your work is amazing.

    thank you for sharing.
  • lussie ann 6y

    nice quote..
  • Teresa 5y

    Wow, this is so beautiful, I love how the sun broke through those dramatic clouds just to shimmer and dance on that gorgeous water.. Amazing moment you stopped..
  • wile4269 4y

    S U P E R B ! Reminds me of this video:
  • Bolaji Ade Mojeed 1y

    Wednesday, April 30 My sin is in front of me constantly.​—Ps. 51:3. A poet wrote: “Of all sad words of tongue or pen, the saddest are these: ‘It might have been!’” The poet was J. G. Whittier, and he was referring to things that we regret, that we wish we could do over and do differently. “Regret” is mental sorrow, pain of mind, at something done or perhaps left undone, and it can mean “to weep again.” We all have done things we wish we could go back and do differently. What regrets do you have? Some people have made grievous mistakes in their lives, even committing serious sins. Others have not done anything so bad, but they wonder whether some of their choices in life were really the best. Some people have been able to overcome the past and continue on with their lives. Others are continually plagued with “if onlys” about their past. Which are you? Do you wish that you could serve God without regrets​—at least from this day forward? w13 1/15 4:1, 2 Examining the Scriptures—2014
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