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No Strangers

In the cherry blossom’s shade there’s no such thing as a stranger.

– Kobayashi Issa

Wednesday of Hope – We Are Never Hopeless

We need never be hopeless because we can never be irreparably broken.

– John Green, Looking for Alaska

The felled log, now no longer part of the tree, is a haven for life.

Wednesday of Hope – Facing Our Fears

Let us not pray to be sheltered from dangers but to be fearless when facing them.

– Rabindranath Tagore

Happy Thanksgiving – 2016


Grant me daily the grace of gratitude, to be thankful for all my many gifts, and so be freed from artificial needs, that I might lead a joyful, simple life.

– Edward Hays, A Book of Wonders

The Wisdom of Rachel Carson

One way to open your eyes is to ask yourself, “What if I had never seen this before? What if I knew I would never see it again?”

– Rachel Carson


The Wisdom of Kahil Gibran

In the dew of little things, the heart finds its morning and is refreshed.

– Kahil Gibran, The Prophet


Extraordinary Wisdom

The simple things are also the most extraordinary things, and only the wise can see them. 

– Paulo Coelho, The Alchemist

Wisteria - simply extraordinary

Wisteria – simply extraordinary