The Blues and Other Hues of Winter

February 23, 2014 by  
Filed under INNER JOURNEY

  Today’s simple pleasure ~ the ever present blues, whites, and browns of a February wintry day. I took a winter walk with my camera today. It was bitter cold but sunny.  The air was still and silent, “crisp” as they say, and its freshness made me feel bold and alive. Leafless brown trees stuck up out of the ice and snow [...]

Love the Questions Themselves

February 22, 2014 by  
Filed under INNER JOURNEY

“Be patient toward all that is unsolved in your heart and try to love the questions themselves, like locked rooms and like books that are now written in a very foreign tongue. Do not now seek the answers, which cannot be given you because you would not be able to live them. And the point [...]

Love is Longing

November 15, 2013 by  
Filed under INSPIRATIONAL QUOTES

Love is longing and longing, the pain of being parted; No illness is rich enough for the distress of the heart, A lover’s lament surpasses all other cries of pain. Love is the royal threshold to God’s mystery…. The carnival of small affections and polite attachments Which litter and consume our passing time Is no [...]

A Yard of Hearts

November 5, 2013 by  
Filed under SYMBOLS & TEACHERS

Today my yard was strewn with hearts. I love when that happens. Sometimes hearts are found in the oddest little tucked away places. Sometimes they are strewn with bumps and bruises. Tiny holes. Rips and tears. Leaving us heart strong in all the broken places. Love is all around you. Everyday. Look, listen, and feel. 

I am much too alone

October 27, 2013 by  
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I Am Much Too Alone in This World, Yet Not Alone by Rainer Maria Rilke I am much too alone in this world, yet not alone enough to truly consecrate the hour. I am much too small in this world, yet not small enough to be to you just object and thing, dark and smart. [...]

Hanging Around

September 7, 2013 by  
Filed under INSPIRATIONAL QUOTES

Are you a wallflower? Do you feel bad sometimes about just hanging around in the backgound? Don’t. I happen to think wallflowers are very beautiful.  Sing all your colors. 

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