Tag: dew

Don’t Miss What Is Right Before You

For many years, at great cost, I traveled through many countries, saw the high mountains, the oceans. The only things I did not see were the sparkling dewdrops in the grass just outside my door. – Rabindranath Tagore

The Wisdom of Kahil Gibran

In the dew of little things, the heart finds its morning and is refreshed. – Kahil Gibran, The Prophet

Fragility of Beauty

Come quickly — as soon as these blossoms open, they fall. This world exists as a sheen of dew on flowers. – Izumi Shikibu, mid-Heian period Japanese poet  

The Paradox of Beauty

All beauty of this world is wet with the dew of tears. – Theodor Haecker

Finding Beauty

Beauty is before me. Beauty is behind me. Beauty is below me. Beauty is above me. I walk in beauty. – Navajo Prayer


I am very fond of the poetry of Denise Levertov, and today’s Lenten poem from Education for Justice is one of hers. Beginners by Denise Levertov -Dedicated to the memory of Karen Silkwood and Eliot Gralla “From too much love of living, Hope and desire… Continue Reading “Beginners”