Fingers and Toes

February 24, 2012

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The important thing is not to think much,
but to love much; and so,
do that which best stirs you to love.

Saint Teresa of Avila

Lunch With…

February 24, 2012

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“The sweetest thing in all my life has been the longing — to reach the Mountain, to find the place where all the beauty came from — my country, the place where I ought to have been born. Do you think it all meant nothing, all the longing? The longing for home? For indeed it now feels not like going, but like going back.”
― C.S. Lewis, Till We Have Faces: A Myth Retold

Seeing the City

February 24, 2012

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“We need time to dream, time to remember, and time to reach the infinite. Time to be.”
― Gladys Taber

We Heart Rabbits

February 24, 2012

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“Build a house?" exclaimed John.
"For the Wendy," said Curly.
"For Wendy?" John said, aghast. "Why, she is only a girl!"
"That," explained Curly, "is why we are her servants.”
― James M. Barrie, Peter Pan

Norway Visits London

February 24, 2012

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“Happiness of heart can never be measured out and bundled up, it’s intangible. We keep running after it, grasping for it, and the heat of our running so seldom brings it closer. But now and then there may be a moment. We look at something and know it is good and beautiful. Those moments are happiness.”
― Gladys Bagg Taber, Harvest at Stillmeadow

Finding Her Fingers

December 8, 2011

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“… What is God?
He is the breath inside the breath.”
― Kabir

First Snow

December 6, 2011

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"Those who contemplate the beauty of the earth find reserves of strength that will endure as long as life lasts. There is something infinitely healing in the repeated refrains of nature — the assurance that dawn comes after night, and spring after winter."
— Rachel Carson

Me and Hanna

December 5, 2011

20111205-221447.jpg “Where can we go to find God if we cannot see Him in our own hearts and in every living being.”
–Swami Vivekananda