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Not Made in the Shade

Flowers are not made by singing “Oh, how beautiful,” and sitting in the shade.  

– Rudyard Kipling

What Is Enough?

Do we really need much more than this? To honor the dawn. To visit a garden. To talk to a friend. To contemplate a cloud. To cherish a meal. To bow our heads before the mystery of the day. Are these not enough?

– Kent Neburn

Bring forth a Flower

Find the seed at the bottom of your heart and bring forth a flower.

– Shigenori Kameoka

When Is Time Really Wasted?

It is the time you have wasted for your rose that makes your rose so important.

– Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, The Little Prince

What Happens Here, Happens There

Pick a flower and you move a farthest star.

– Paul Dirac

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

See What Is Here Now

Never be so focused on what you’re looking for that you overlook the thing you actually find.

– Ann Patchett