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Posts from the ‘Beauty’ Category

Beauty in the Walking

But the beauty is in the walking — we are betrayed by destinations.

– Gwyn Thomas

Wednesday of Hope – No Mud, No Lotus

It takes mud for the lotus to become itself, and the greater the mud in your life, the greater the lotus blossom.

– Jakusho Kwong, No Beginning, No End

The Color of Life

What makes things memorable is that they are meaningful, significant, colorful.

– Joshua Foer

There Is Magic

If there is magic on this planet, it is contained in water.

– Loren Eiseley

Participating in Divinity

When before the beauty of a sunset or a mountain, you pause and exclaim, “Ah,” you are participating in divinity.

Joseph Campbell, Ancient Hindu Text

Longing for a Sense of Wonder

If I had influence with the good fairy who is supposed to preside over the christening of all children, I should ask that her gift to each child in the world be a sense of wonder so indestructible that it would last throughout life.

– Rachel Carson

Rachel Carson National Wildlife Refuge

We in the Mountains/The Mountains in Us

We are now in the mountains and they are in us, kindling enthusiasm, making every nerve quiver, filling every pore and cell of us.

– John Muir