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Let the Forest Be Your Teacher

Believe me as one who has experience, you will find much more among the woods then ever you will among books. Woods and stones will teach you what you can never hear from any master. – Bernard of Clairvaux

The Portal of Gratitude

Gratefulness is a portal through which life gazes at itself. – Tim Roberts

Without Winter?

If we had no winter, the spring would not be so welcome. – Anne Bradstreet

Wednesday of Hope – Sharing a Common Destiny

To really belong to one another and to depend on one another — to really share a common destiny — is difficult for a community that wants to be diverse. It is also the community’s only hope of survival.   – Gordon Cosby

Wednesday of Hope – An Astonishing Mix

What the Day Gives Suddenly, sun. Over my shoulder in the middle of gray November what I hoped to do comes back, asking. Across the street the fiery trees hold onto their leaves, red and gold in the final months of this unfinished year,… Continue Reading “Wednesday of Hope – An Astonishing Mix”

Wednesday of Hope – Love Brings Us to Hope

Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination full of hope. – Maya Angelou

Wednesday of Hope – Look to This Day

Look to this day for it is life the very life of life. In its brief course lie all the realities and truths of existence the joy of growth the splendor of action the glory of power. For yesterday is but a memory And… Continue Reading “Wednesday of Hope – Look to This Day”

Wednesday of Hope . . . . 5

At the bottom of the heart of every human being there is something that goes on indomitably expecting, in the teeth of all experience of crimes committed, suffered and witnessed, that is good and not evil will be done to her. It is this above… Continue Reading “Wednesday of Hope . . . . 5”

Wisdom from the Poet

The mind that is not baffled is not employed. The impeded stream is the one that sings.  – Wendell Berry

Extravagant Generosity

Being extravagantly generous is an enchanting way to become holy and Godlike, for God is awesomely extravagant — as is revealed by even a casual glance at creation. – Edward Hays, The Great Escape Manual bolinas_may_2014_032