Beautiful Tessa

July 28, 2012

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“If you must say yes, say it with an open heart. If you must say no, say it without fear.”
― Paulo Coelho


July 28, 2012

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“I don’t live in either my past or my future. I’m interested only in the present. If you can concentrate always on the present, you’ll be a happy man. Life will be a party for you, a grand festival, because life is the moment we’re living now.”
― Paulo Coelho


July 28, 2012

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“This is what we call love. When you are loved, you can do anything in creation. When you are loved, there’s no need at all to understand what’s happening, because everything happens within you.”
― Paulo Coelho

Aunt Pat and Evelyn

July 28, 2012

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“The leaves had fallen from the trees and lay crisp and crackling beneath his feet. Picking one up he marveled, not for the first time, at the perfection of nature where leaves were most beautiful at the very end of their lives.”
― Louise Penny

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“Today, however, she didn’t go looking for urchins or broken shells. She simply walked to the end of the earth and stood a while.” ― John Burnside

Family Matters

July 26, 2012

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“But there is one thing you must remember, if you forget all else. There is no good or evil, save in the way you see the world. There is no dark or light save in your own vision. All changes in the blink of an eyelid; yet all remains the same.”
― Juliet Marillier


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“This is the ending. Now not day only shall be beloved, but night too shall be beautiful and blessed and all its fear pass away.” ― J.R.R. Tolkien

Feeding the Cows

July 26, 2012


“Sometimes friends do foolish things. My father told me that true friends are like gold coins. Ships are wrecked by storms and lie for hundreds of years on the ocean floor. Worms destroy the wood. Iron corrodes. Silver turns black but gold doesn’t change in sea water. It loses none of its brilliance or colour. It comes up the same. It survives shipwrecks and time.” ― Michael Robotham

Bunny Bliss

July 21, 2012

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“One is loved because one is loved. No reason is needed for loving.” ―Paulo Coelho

Before Dawn

July 20, 2012

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“Waiting is painful. Forgetting is painful. But not knowing which to do is the worst kind of suffering.” ― Paulo Coelho