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The Wisdom of Rachel Carson

One way to open your eyes is to ask yourself, “What if I had never seen this before? What if I knew I would never see it again?”

– Rachel Carson


The Wisdom of Kahil Gibran

In the dew of little things, the heart finds its morning and is refreshed.

– Kahil Gibran, The Prophet


The Wisdom of Henry David Thoreau


The finest qualities of our nature, like the bloom on fruits, can be preserved only by the most delicate handling.

– Henry David Thoreau, Walden

Entry or Exit?


Every exit is an entry somewhere else.

– Tom Stoppard

Healing Light

How did the rose ever open its heart and give to this world all of its beauty? It felt the encouragement of Light against its being; otherwise we all remain too frightened.

Hafiz, translated by Daniel Ladinsky, Love Poems from God


Extravagant Generosity

The extravagant generosity of nature

The extravagant generosity of nature

Being extravagantly generous is an enchanting way to become holy and Godlike, for God is awesomely extravagant — as is revealed by even a casual glance at creation.

– Edward Hays, The Great Escape Manual


Where Do You Stand Today?

Look at your feet. You are standing in the sky. When we think of the sky, we tend to look up, but the sky actually begins at the earth.

– Diane Ackerman



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