Tag: rose

Wednesday of Hope – To Risk Opening

And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was greater than the risk it took to blossom. – Anais Nin

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

Roses and Thorns

The gardener uses both roses in the flowerbed and thorns in making fences. – Hazrat Inayat Khan, Gayan

How to Find Contentment

Be content with what you have; rejoice in the way things are. When you realize there is nothing lacking, the whole world belongs to you. – Lao Tzu

Healing Light

How did the rose ever open its heart and give to this world all of its beauty? It felt the encouragement of Light against its being; otherwise we all remain too frightened. Hafiz, translated by Daniel Ladinsky, Love Poems from God

The Making of the Wise Heart

It is strange how often a heart must be broken before the years can make it wise. – Sara Teasdale

Wisdom from Oprah

Turn your wounds into wisdom. – Oprah Winfrey

The Kindness of the Rose

The highest form of wisdom is kindness. – The Talmud  

The Fragrance of the Rose

The fragrance always remains in the hand that gives the rose. – Heda Bejar  

The Rose Just Is

These roses under my window make no reference to former roses or to better ones. They are what they are; they exist with God today. There is not time to them. There is simply the rose. – Ralph Waldo Emerson