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Posts tagged ‘sea’

The Friend of God

The Friend of God has these three qualities: a generosity like that of the ocean, a compassion like that of the sun, and a humility like that of the earth.

– Bayazid

An Ocean in a Drop of Water

Mountains and oceans have whole worlds of innumerable wondrous features. We should understand that it is not only our distant surroundings that are like this, but even what is right here, even a single drop of water.

– Eihei Dogen

Wednesday of Hope – Perspective

The only thing I can recommend at this stage is a sense of humor, an ability to see things in their ridiculous and absurd dimensions, to laugh at others and at ourselves, a sense of irony regarding everything that calls out for parody in this world. In other words, I can only recommend perspective and distance.

― Václav Havel

Thoughts on the Sea – 2

“The sea does not reward those who are too anxious, too greedy, or too impatient. One should lie empty, open, choiceless as a beach–waiting for a gift from the sea.”

– Anne Morrow Lindbergh

Waiting for his gift from the sea

Waiting for his gift from the sea

Weekly Photo Challenge: Sea

The sea, once it casts its spell, holds one in its net of wonders forever.

– Jacque Yves Cousteau

Caught in its spell

Caught in its spell