Quote of the Day

The pillowsoft earth knows

Step on the moist, pillowsoft earth, walking gingerly aside a weeping steam that calls your name, for it knows how to heal a wounded heart.

– Maximillian Degenerez

Gingerly

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Perspective, Quote of the Day

Keep your perspective

There are seasons in life. Don’t ever let anyone try to deny you the joy of one season because they believe you should stay in another season… Listen to yourself. Trust your instincts. Keep your perspective.
– Jane ClaysonFall Foliage Photography

Endurance, poetry, Quote of the Day, Tolerance

Our Luminous Souls

A faint glimmer of hope continues to grow stronger as voices unite. Let the angry hold up the sad until the sad hold up the angry. Let the strong hold up the weak until they grow strong together. Let the tentative be beckoned by the brave until a wall of indomitable force is built. Let this become the foundation of a flame that is passed on and on like the Olympic torch. Let the integrity of our souls shimmer and sparkle; intertwining to create a light so luminous it can’t be ignored.

Let us

unite

for this fight.

 

Faint

poetry, Quote of the Day

The view from a globe rather than a scope

The view from a globe rather than a scope

The day after. So many lives lost. So many emotions. Our hearts hurt for this tiny town in Texas, just as they hurt for the other towns and cities before. Our minds reel with questions. Our souls seek solutions. Stricter gun control may not be the panacea, but a dialogue repeatedly swept under the rug incessantly reappears. As our negligence grows, so does the problem. And here we kneel in tragic crisis. The hands wrapped around our heads to protect us block out the sound and expose our hearts.

I see you, white man, with your impetuous finger on the trigger.

 

Panacea

poetry

Nest — Discover

We loved how Marianne Boruch’s poem inspired Jean Mackay’s beautifully detailed drawing of a bird’s nest: “Woven basket of a saint sent back to life as a bird…”

via Nest — Discover

Quote of the Day, Seasons

There is a season for everything…

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“There is a season for everything under the sun—even when we can’t see the sun.” 

Jared BrockA Year of Living Prayerfully: How a Curious Traveler Met the Pope, Walked on Coals, Danced with Rabbis, and Revived His Prayer Life

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Welcome to November…

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The secret to living the life of your dreams is to start living the life of your dreams today, in every little way you possibly can. 

-Mike Dooley

Nature, poetry, Quote of the Day

Let’s take our hearts for a walk

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Let’s take our hearts for a walk in the woods and listen to the magic whispers of old trees.

-Unknown

 

 

Quote of the Day

Sunsets…every single day

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“There’s a sunrise and a sunset every single day, and they’re absolutely free. Don’t miss so many of them.”
― Jo Walton

Quote of the Day

Friendship is…

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Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity.

– Khalil Gibran