Keep your face to the sun and you cannot see the shadow. That’s what the sunflowers do. Helen Keller I don’t think there’s anything on this planet that trumpets life more than the sunflower. For me that’s because of the reason for its name. Not because it looks like the sun but because it follows …
I learned that courage was not the absence of fear, but the triumph over it. The brave man is not he who does not feel afraid, but he who conquers the fear. Nelson Mandela My dad, who was one of those troops so many years ago, once told me that only fools are never afraid. …
The most irresistible beauty is the radiant glow from a kind and gentle heart. –Richelle E. Goodrich
Snow was falling so much like stars filling the dark trees that one could easily imagine its reason for being was nothing more than prettiness –Mary Oliver
“There are so many fragile things, after all. People break so easily, and so do dreams and hearts.” –Neil Gaiman.
The arts are not a way to make a living. They are a very human way of making life bearable. Practicing an art, no matter how well or badly, is a way to make your soul grow, for heaven’s sake. Sing in the shower. Dance to the radio. Tell stories. Write a poem to a …
A good photograph is one that communicates a fact, touches the heart and leaves the viewer a changed person for having seen it. It is, in a word, effective. Irving Penn