Summer Skies

July 16, 2012

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“He knew one of the women well, and had shared his universe with her. They had seen the same mountains, and the same trees, although each of them had seem them differently. She knew his weaknesses, his moments of hatred, of despair. Yet she was there at his side.”
― Paulo Coelho

Last Night’s Storm

June 30, 2012

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“But dying’s part of the wheel, right there next to being born. You can’t pick out the pieces you like and leave the rest. Being part of the whole thing, that’s the blessing.”
― Natalie Babbitt

The Length of Days

May 2, 2012

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“Every year I live I am more convinced that the waste of life lies in the love we have not given, the powers we have not used, the selfish prudence that will risk nothing, and which shirking pain, misses happiness as well. No one ever yet was the poorer in the long run for having once in a lifetime ‘let out all the length of all the reins’.”

–Mary Cholmondeley

Sunrise

April 12, 2012

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“I have spent my life watching, not to see beyond the world, merely to see, great mystery, what is plainly before my eyes. I think the concept of transcendence is based on a misreading of creation. With all respect to heaven, the scene of the miracle is here, among us. The eternal as an idea is much less preposterous than time, and this very fact should seize our attention.”
― Marilynne Robinson

Sky

January 15, 2012

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“These people have learned not from books, but in the fields, in the wood, on the river bank. Their teachers have been the birds themselves, when they sang to them, the sun when it left a glow of crimson behind it at setting, the very trees, and wild herbs.”
― Anton Chekhov

The Winter’s Sky

January 22, 2011


“The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen, nor touched…but are felt in the heart.”
— Helen Keller

Soft Hue

January 19, 2011


“Corrigan told me once that Christ was quite easy to understand. He went where He was supposed to go. He stayed where He was needed. He took little or nothing along, a pair of sandals, a bit of a shirt, a few odds and ends to stave off the loneliness. He never rejected the world. If He had rejected it, He would have been rejecting mystery. He would have been rejecting faith.”
— Colum McCann

Storm at Sunset

January 5, 2011

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Sunset At Alex’s

December 12, 2010

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Eddie’s Rainbow

March 14, 2010

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