Category: Beauty

Everything Is a Miracle

There are two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing is a miracle. The other is as though everything is a miracle. – Albert Einstein

The Necessity of Imagination and Art

What if imagination and art are not frosting at all, but the fountainhead of human experience? – Rollo May, The Courage to Create

Beauty’s Magic

When we come upon beautiful things, they act like small tears in the surface of the world that pull us through to some vaster space. – Elaine Scarry

Let Your Soul Be Alive!

If the sight of the blue skies fills you with joy, if a blade of grass springing up in the fields has power to move you, if the simple things in nature have a message you understand, rejoice, for your soul is alive. –… Continue Reading “Let Your Soul Be Alive!”

Not Shielded from the Wind

Should you shield the canyons from the windstorms, you would never see the true beauty of their carvings. – Elisabeth Kubler-Ross

Don’t Take the Easy Way

We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty. – Maya Angelou

Beauty is a Deep Opening

When we come upon beautiful things, they act like small tears in the surface of the world that pull us through to some vaster space. – Elaine Scary

A River Runs through It

Running water is a puny thing compared to solid rock. Without geologic time, neither sedimentary rocks nor canyons could exist. Deep time gives water dominion over rock… – L. Powell

Observe the Wonders around you

Observe the wonders as they occur around you. Don’t claim them. Feel the artistry moving through and be silent. – Jalaluddin Rumi

To Be Alive Today

It is a serious thing just to be alive on this fresh morning in this broken world. – Mary Oliver