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Compassion is that alive awareness that…

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Compassion is that alive awareness that cares beyond the cadaverous uncaring.

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[This is a small Leafhopper on a cluster of colorful, wild Pigweed seeds.  The Leafhoppers in Illinois are all relatively small.  Leafhoppers have piercing-sucking mouth parts, which enables them to feed on plant sap.  Pigweed is considered a weed and is a nuisance to farmers… but it is edible for humans and is full of nutritious vitamins.]

Down the Up-staircase. (Leafhopper on Pigweed) Photo by Thomas Peace 2014

Down the Up-staircase. (Leafhopper on Pigweed) Photo by Thomas Peace 2014

 

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The little contains the large. The large contains the little.

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The little contains the large.  The large contains the little.

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[Scarlet-and-green Leafhoppers are active from spring through fall in open habitats with plenty of herbaceous, lush foliage.  Scarlet-and-green Leafhoppers feed on the sap of vines and shrubs.  They are relatively small… often considerably less than 1/4th of an inch long.]

Little insect; large beauty! Photo by Thomas Peace 2014

Little insect; large beauty! Photo by Thomas Peace 2014

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Don’t just run from suffering and chase after pleasure like a pre-programmed robot; roll up those sleeves and truly help others.

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Don’t just run from suffering and chase after pleasure like a pre-programmed robot; roll up those sleeves and truly help others.

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Leafhopper Nymph (only around 3/16 of an inch long) with fluffy bum (which is an excess of sugar), while acting elusive on a Thistle Plant stem.  Photo by Thomas Peace 2014

Leafhopper Nymph (only around 3/16 of an inch long) with fluffy bum (which is an excess of sugar), while acting elusive on a Thistle Plant stem. Photo by Thomas Peace 2014