Isn’t this the truth?
Isn’t this the truth?
The mark of a wild heart is living out the paradox of love in our lives. It’s the ability to be tough and tender, excited and scared, brave and afraid–all at the same moment. It’s showing up in our vulnerability and our courage, being both fierce and kind. Brené Brown It strikes me that a …
If you’ve never been thrilled to the very edges of your soul by a flower in bloom, maybe your soul has never been in bloom. (Audre Foveo)
What is an autumn spirituality? An acceptance of both light and dark as natural parts of life. A letting go as the trees let go of their leaves. A recognition of deaths, both large and small. And the promise of life to come. James Martin, S.J. Here in Minnesota autumn has reached its nadir after …
It is spring again. The earth is like a child that knows poems by heart. Rainer Maria Rilke
May your coming year be filled with magic and dreams and good madness. I hope you read some fine books and kiss someone who thinks you’re wonderful, and don’t forget to make some art. And I hope, somewhere in the next year, you surprise yourself.
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
My parents have been dead a long time. Or not so long. It depends on my mood, how long it seems. My mom died in April 2007, my dad in January 1993. I often wonder what advice they would give me now, about being childless, being disabled and in chronic pain and often frustrated and depressed. Then, by chance, today I came across a quote that spells out what I know in my heart they would both say to me so perfectly, it gave me chills. In fact, I can hear my mom’s voice…
Our every encounter leads someone toward beatitude or away from it
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