Snails and spirals

Everything turns in circles and spirals with the cosmic heart until infinity. Everything has a vibration that spirals inward or outward — and everything turns together in the same direction at the same time. This vibration keeps going: it becomes born and expands or closes and destructs — only to repeat the cycle again in opposite current. Like a lotus, it opens or closes, dies and is born again. Such is also the story of the sun and moon, of me and you. Nothing truly dies. All energy simply transforms.

Suzy Kassem, Rise Up and Salute the Sun: The Writings of Suzy Kassem

Spirals are everywhere in nature…including my front garden. Look at this little guy I found while weeding the garden early, early this morning. (Welcome to late June in Florida–even 7 a.m. was warm!)


Mister Snail. And dirty fingernails from weeding fun.

I showed him to my daughter and she put him down on the driveway. I came back a little later to move him back onto the soil and. . . wait, he’d moved? Say what?! That quickly?!

He was cruising. Here he is in action. Enjoy! (You can even see his little antennae.: