Frank L. DeSilva
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Drip, drip, drip.
Nothing like a little water, soft, nourishing, and consistent, to make a person realize the value and merit of a healthy drought.
Aesthetically, what of a broad expanse of Water, surrounded by undulating shoreline, outcroppings of boulders, natural debris, Pine trees, and blue sky? Magnificent, no?
Who wouldn’t want to swim, relax, or Fish in a venue such as this?
What of a Mountain stream, flowing steady, cascading brilliantly over a mountainous ridge, spilling outward and downwards, filling the basin below? What of the its great cousin, that Ocean of water, filling the great abyss of our natural home, giving us food, natural power, unlimited, and avenues of commerce and social contact?
We understand and feel some natural affinity to this placid description, knowing as well, that with a little help from Mother nature, a little change in atmospheric conditions, and viola, this placid context can soon change into tempest, Storm, and destruction.
Such is the placid life of a ‘drop’ of Water.
Containing such a valuable commodity, in the day to day routines of Life, as well, provide the individual an opportunity to share with the larger group, that Community, which sustains them both. There is a certain equanimity to this formula.
Remember, this all started with a single drip.
Such can be, and in most cases, is, the beginnings of change, of certain conditions necessary for rapid change; for Revolution.
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