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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

Contentment in the December rose

Contentment in the December rose

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

Who avoids the rose simply because it has thorns?

Who avoids the rose simply because it has thorns?

The Kindness of the Rose

The highest form of wisdom is kindness.

– The Talmud

The kindness of the rose