Skip to content

So Much Has Been Given Me

Because I will be traveling cross-country, on my way to my new home in River Forest, Illinois, I am taking a break from OPreach for the month of August.

So much has been given to me; I have no time to ponder over that which has been denied.
- Helen Keller

The Wisdom of Experience

Experience is not what happens to you; it’s what you do with what happens to you.

- Aldous Huxley


The experience of a Tahoe sunset

The Making of the Wise Heart

It is strange how often a heart must be broken before the years can make it wise.

- Sara Teasdale


Wisdom of Exploration

In wisdom gathered over time I have found that every experience is a form of exploration.

- Ansel Adams

Exploring the Blue Ridge Parkway

Exploring the Blue Ridge Parkway

The Footsteps of the Wise

Do not seek to follow in the footsteps of the wise; seek what they sought.

- Matsuo Bashō

Who's footsteps will you follow?

Who’s footsteps will you follow?


Wisdom Unshaken

Even as a solid rock is unshaken by the wind, so are the wise unshaken by praise or blame.

- Gautama Buddha

Rocks, shaped, but not moved, by the wind

Rocks, shaped, but not moved, by the wind

The Wisdom of Mistakes

Mistakes are the growing pains of wisdom.

- William Jordan


Just a weed on the side of the road?


Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 788 other followers