November 8, 2009


“When we can accept that we have weaknesses and flaws, but that we can grow towards interior freedom and truer love, then we can accept the weaknesses and flaws of others,who can grow towards the freedom and love; we can look at all men and women with realism and love. We are all mortal and fragile. But we have hope, because it is possible to grow.”Vanier

Sally and Gem

November 8, 2009

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“The miracles of the church seem to me to rest not so much upon faces or voices or healing power coming suddenly near to us from afar off, but upon our perceptions being made finer, so that for a moment our eyes can see and our ears can hear what is there about us always. “  –Willa Cather

Washing Up

November 7, 2009

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“It is not how much we do, but how much love we put in the doing. It is not how much we give, but how much love we put in the giving.”   – Mother Teresa

S and B

November 7, 2009

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George MacDonald
“…though I cannot promise to take you home,” said North Wind, as she sank nearer and nearer to the tops of the houses, “I can promise you it will be all right in the end. You will get home somehow.”
— George MacDonald (At the Back of the North Wind)

Pixie Dust

November 7, 2009

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“Eternity is not the hereafter.. this is it. If you don’t get it here, you won’t get it anywhere.”

–Joseph Campbell

Rising Trot

November 7, 2009

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“We are not human beings on a spiritual journey. We are spiritual beings on a human journey.”  –Stephen Covey

Heavy Equipment

November 7, 2009

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“To forget how to dig the earth and to tend the soil is to forget ourselves.”  –Ghandi

Ben Hearts Horses

November 6, 2009

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“People always say what we are looking for is a meaning for life…I don’t think that’s what we’re looking for. I think what we’re looking for is the experience of being alive.”

–Joseph Campbell

George’s Woodshop

November 6, 2009

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“To be aware of a single shortcoming in oneself is more useful than to be aware of a thousand in someone else.” –H. H. the Dalai Lama


November 6, 2009

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“We must learn to reawaken and keep ourselves awake, not by mechanical aid, but by an infinite expectation of the dawn.”
–Henry David Thoreau