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“It was a though we’d been living for a year in a dense grove of old trees, a cluster of firs, each with its own rhythm and character, from whom our bodies had drawn not just shelter but perhaps even a kind of guidance as we grew into a family.”
― David Abram

Ginger

June 22, 2013

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“Breathing involves a continual oscillation between exhaling and inhaling, offering ourselves to the world at one moment and drawing the world into ourselves at the next…”
― David Abram

The Illustrator

June 22, 2013

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"Understand: the task of an activist is not to negotiate systems of power with as much personal integrity as possible–it’s to dismantle those systems."
— Lierre Keith

Little Boy, Big Chair

June 21, 2013

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"Do not be afraid; our fate
Cannot be taken from us; it is a gift."
— Dante Alighieri

Valetta

June 21, 2013

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“Il viendra le jour où chaque bout de terre sur la colline Sciberras vaudra son poids en or.”

The River House

June 21, 2013

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"For small creatures such as we the vastness is bearable only through love."
— Carl Sagan

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Be like the fox
who makes more tracks than necessary,
some in the wrong direction.
Practice resurrection.”
― Wendell Berry

Notebook

June 20, 2013

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I have just three things to teach :
Simplicity
Patience
Compassion
These three are your Greatest Treasures.
-LAO TZU

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"We think that the point is to pass the test or overcome the problem, but the truth is that things don’t really get solved. They come together and they fall apart. Then they come together again and fall apart again. It’s just like that. The healing comes from letting there be room for all of this to happen: room for grief, for relief, for misery, for joy.”
― Pema Chödrön

Tasting Lilly Pollen

June 20, 2013

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“The nitrogen in our DNA, the calcium in our teeth, the iron in our blood, the carbon in our apple pies were made in the interiors of collapsing stars. We are made of starstuff.”
― Carl Sagan