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Posts tagged ‘flowers’

The Color of Life

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

– Joshua Foer

Everything is Ceremony

Everything is ceremony in the wild garden of childhood.

– Pablo Neruda

A Garden of Light

I once had a garden filled with flowers that grew only on dark thoughts, but they need constant attention and one day I decided I had better things to do.

– Brian Andreas, StoryPeople

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

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

Wednesday of Hope – What Is Hope Pinned on?

When hope is not pinned wriggling onto a shiny image or expectation, it sometimes floats forth and opens like one of those fluted Japanese blossoms, flimsy and spastic, bright and warm. This almost always seems to happen in community.

– Anne Lamott, “The Impossible Will Take a Little While,” Plan B

Delicate flowers of the Bristlecone Pine Forest