Rocco’s Girls

June 20, 2012

sleepy head8 lili and ursa2

“But my memories are like a fire in winter—whenever I’m cold I can warm my hands at them.”
― Madeleine L’Engle

Mechanics in Training

March 28, 2012

rocco's helpers

“So, this is my life. And I want you to know that I am both happy and sad and I’m still trying to figure out how that could be.”
― Stephen Chbosky


March 25, 2012

rocco and lili

“For she had discovered that as well as the evil web there was another. This too bound spirits together, but not in a tangle, it was a patterned web and one could see the silver pattern when the sun shone upon it. It seemed much frailer than the dark tangle, that had a hideous strength, but it might not be so always, not in the final reckoning. (The Child from the Sea)”
― Elizabeth Goudge

A Walk

March 25, 2012

a walk

“All human beings have their otherness and it is that which cries out to the heart.”
― Elizabeth Goudge


March 24, 2012

holly and jordan and rocco

“Because of course she had known she must go. She always did the thing because in obedience lay the integrity that God asked of her. If anyone had asked her what she meant by integrity she would not have been able to tell them but she had seen it once like a picture in her mind, a root going down into the earth and drinking deeply there. No one was really alive without that root.”
― Elizabeth Goudge