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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


Fearing Death

Even death is not to be feared by one who has lived wisely.
– Buddha


Finding God

Whoever does not see God in every place does not see God in any place.

– Rabbi Elimelech

Can I see God in the coyote even when I know it has eaten one of this year's fawns?

Can I see God in the coyote even when I know it has eaten one of this year’s fawns?