Tag: weeds

Let Us See the Weeds

Weeds are transparently close to us. Yet we don’t see them. There is something about that, their being right in front of us and our not seeing them, that made me think this really needed to be looked at. – Doug Burgess Santa Sabina… Continue Reading “Let Us See the Weeds”

For the Beauty of the Earth

Those who contemplate the beauty of the earth find reserves of strength that will endure as long as life lasts. – Rachel Carson

Where Does Beauty Take You?

When we come upon beautiful things . . . they act like small tears in the surface of the world that pull us through to some vaster space. – Elaine Scarry, On Beauty and Being Just  

The Wisdom of Pooh

Weeds are flowers too, once you get to know them. – A.A. Milne (via Eeyore) One of our sisters considers pampas grass to be a nuisance, and rather large weeds. I’ve always found it pretty to look at. It’s that way sometimes, weeds .… Continue Reading “The Wisdom of Pooh”