Falling leaves power point show


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Falling leaves power point show

  1. 1. Photo Courtesy of tanakawho @ Flickr A violent storm whips up in the mountain
  2. 2. sending trees crashing to the ground Photo Courtesy of CrankyPK @ Flickr
  3. 3. After the storm, a sage ventures out of his hut Photo Courtesy of stuckincustoms @ Flickr
  4. 4. Photo Courtesy of sharfalens @ Flickr On the ground are leaves of a myriad of colours
  5. 5. most of the leaves lying are old brown leaves Photo Courtesy of horiavarlan @ Flickr
  6. 6. among them are yellow leaves Photo Courtesy of sackton @ Flickr
  7. 7. there are also several green leaves Photo Courtesy of aptmetaphor @ Flickr
  8. 8. Photo Courtesy of xjrlokix @ Flickr leaves that have been bitten by insects
  9. 9. Photo Courtesy of colin.j @ Flickr ..… and tender young leaves that have only recently unfurled
  10. 10. The sage looks up… Photo Courtesy of yunphoto.net
  11. 11. Photo Courtesy of yunphoto.net <ul><ul><li>most of the leaves still left on the trees </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>are young green ones in their prime </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. Photo Courtesy of Here's Kate @ Flickr there are some young shoots
  13. 13. Photo Courtesy of selago @ Flickr some newborn ones that are sick and yellow
  14. 14. Photo Courtesy of clairity @ Flickr brown and bent ones that still cling on to the branches
  15. 15. Photo Courtesy of tanakawho @ Flickr and many other leaves that have holes in them
  16. 16. – like the mottled brown leaves Photo Courtesy of curtdeath @ Flickr When a storm of death blows through a family, it usually take the senior aged ones
  17. 17. the yellow leaves…. Photo Courtesy of yunphoto.net - like the middle aged ones
  18. 18. the sick ones – as like the leaves with holes Photo Courtesy of dawe @ Flickr
  19. 19. also the young and strong ones that are in their prime like the green leaves
  20. 20. and sometimes, the storm of life takes kids, like young shoots that only sprouted recently. Photo Courtesy of ·▪•● Peyman ●•▪· @ Flickr
  21. 21. Photo Courtesy of denisgiles @ Flickr Why is my loved one taken away from me? One asks -
  22. 22. Is it because something that I have done? that infuriated the heavenly beings? Photo Courtesy of yunphoto.net
  23. 23. Or is it because something that I have that infuriated the heavenly beings? not done Photo Courtesy of yunphoto.net
  24. 24. But have one forgotten? That it is only nature at work… Photo Courtesy of yunphoto.net
  25. 25. That a storm whipping through the forest…. will leave a trail of falling leaves in its wake… Photo Courtesy of ramson @ Flickr
  26. 26. Photo Courtesy of seeks2dream @ Flickr and that human beings too, like the falling leaves…
  27. 27. Photo Courtesy of Jim Delaney@ Flickr are a part of ... nature.
  28. 28. <ul><ul><li>If you think this slideshow has benefited you, please forward it to: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Someone you know who needs it now </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Or someone who will need it in future. </li></ul></ul>Photo Courtesy of yunphoto.net
  29. 29. Credits Story inspired by the late Ajahn Chah. Brought to you by Ajahn Brahm, author of “ Opening the Door of Your Heart” and “ Who Ordered this Truckload of Dung”. Photo Courtesy of Peter Ca-pecast@ Flickr Music – “Somewhere in Time” by John Barry and the Royal Scottish National Orchestra. Images & Sound Effects by the generosity of anonymous donors and photographers as credited.
  30. 30. This slideshow is dedicated to all sentient beings. Photo Courtesy of bonguri@ Flickr
  31. 31. - towards happiness - to end sadness - to a permanent state of bliss May all life find the way Photo Courtesy of accentoneclectic@ Flickr