Thursday, 30 April 2015

120/365 Secret Destinations


120/365 Secret Destinations

"All journeys have secret destinations of which the traveler is unaware."
Martin Buber

Wednesday, 29 April 2015

119/365 The Best


119/365 The Best

"We are all travelers in the wilderness of this world, and the best we can find in our travels is an honest friend."
Robert Louis Stevenson

Tuesday, 28 April 2015

118/365 Home



118/365 Home

"Every day is a journey, and the journey itself is home."
Matsuo Basho

Monday, 27 April 2015

117/365 Outvalues



117/365 Outvalues

"Flowers... are a proud assertion that a ray of beauty outvalues all the utilities of the world."
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Sunday, 26 April 2015

Saturday, 25 April 2015

115/365 The Bridge is Love



115/365 The Bridge is Love

“There is a land of the living and a land of the dead and the bridge is love, the only survival, the only meaning.” 
Thornton Wilder, The Bridge of San Luis Rey

Friday, 24 April 2015

114/365 Looking Out into the Universe




114/365 Looking Out into the Universe


"Things are as they are. Looking out into it the universe at night, we make no comparisons between right and wrong stars, nor between well and badly arranged constellations."



Alan Watts

Thursday, 23 April 2015

113/365 Nature Gives



113/365 Nature Gives


"Nature gives to every time and season some beauties of its own; and from morning to night, as from the cradle to the grave, it is but a succession of changes so gentle and easy that we can scarcely mark their progress."



Charles Dickens

Wednesday, 22 April 2015

112/365 Words




112/365 Words

"How strangely do we diminish a thing as soon as we try to express it in words."
Maurice Maeterlinck

Tuesday, 21 April 2015

111/365 Under the Shadow



111/365  Under the Shadow

"Do we not all spend the greater part of our lives under the shadow of an event that has not yet come to pass?"
Maurice Maeterlinck

Monday, 20 April 2015

110/365 A Great Journey



110/365 A Great Journey

"The ocean is a central image. It is the symbolism of a great journey."
Enya

Sunday, 19 April 2015

109/365 Nothing is Lost



109/365 Nothing is Lost

“Nothing is ever really lost to us as long as we remember it.” 

L.M. Montgomery, The Story Girl

Saturday, 18 April 2015

108/365 Strength in what remains...



108/365 Strength in what remains...

“Though nothing can bring back the hour
Of splendor in the grass, of glory in the flower;
We will grieve not, rather find
Strength in what remains behind;
In the primal sympathy
Which having been must ever be...” 
William Wordsworth

Friday, 17 April 2015

107/365 The Happiness We Understand



107/365  The Happiness We Understand

"We possess only the happiness we are able to understand."
Maurice Maeterlinck


Thursday, 16 April 2015

Wednesday, 15 April 2015

105/365 Endure



105/365 Endure

“Those who contemplate the beauty of the earth find reserves of strength that will endure as long as life lasts.” 
Rachel Carson, The Sense of Wonder

Tuesday, 14 April 2015

104/635 Living Nature



104/635 Living Nature

“It's very, very dangerous to lose contact with living nature.” 
Albert Hofmann

103/365 The Music of Humanity




103/365 The Music of Humanity

“For I have learned to look on nature, not as in the hour of thoughtless youth; but hearing oftentimes the still, sad music of humanity.” 
William Wordsworth, Lines Composed a Few Miles Above Tintern Abbey

Sunday, 12 April 2015

102/365 Optimism



102/365 Optimism

“I would feel more optimistic about a bright future for man if he spent less time proving that he can outwit Nature and more time tasting her sweetness and respecting her seniority.” 
E.B. White, Letters of E. B. White

Saturday, 11 April 2015

101/365 The Ultimate Mystery



101/365 The Ultimate Mystery

“Science cannot solve the ultimate mystery of nature. And that is because, in the last analysis, we ourselves are a part of the mystery that we are trying to solve.” 
Max Planck, Where is Science Going?

Friday, 10 April 2015

100/365 Two Spiritual Dangers



100/365 Two Spiritual Dangers

“There are two spiritual dangers in not owning a farm. One is the danger of supposing that breakfast comes from the grocery, and the other that heat comes from the furnace.” 
Aldo Leopold, A Sand County Almanac

99/365 Without Change



99/365 Without Change

"Without change, something sleeps inside us, and seldom awakens. The sleeper must awaken."
Frank Herbert

Wednesday, 8 April 2015

98/365 My friends....



98/365 My friends....

"My friends, love is better than anger. Hope is better than fear. Optimism is better than despair. So let us be loving, hopeful and optimistic. And we'll change the world."
Jack Layton

Tuesday, 7 April 2015

97/365 Tea Time in the Afternoon



97/365 Tea Time in the Afternoon

“Thank God for tea! What would the world do without tea! How did it exist? I am glad I was not born before tea.” 
Sydney Smith, A memoir of the Rev. Sydney Smith

Monday, 6 April 2015

96/365 Live in each season...



96/365 Live in each season...

“Live in each season as it passes; breathe the air, drink the drink, taste the fruit, and resign yourself to the influence of the earth.” 
Henry David Thoreau, Walden

95/365 Happy Easter



95/365  Happy Easter

“Do not abandon yourselves to despair. We are the Easter people and hallelujah is our song.”
Pope John Paul II

Sunday, 5 April 2015

94/365 Life is...



94/365  Life is...

“Life is a preparation for the future; and the best preparation for the future is to live as if there were none.” 
Albert Einstein

Friday, 3 April 2015

93/365 Walking on Clouds




93/365 Walking on Clouds

"A pessimist sees only the dark side of the clouds, and mopes; a philosopher sees both sides, and shrugs; an optimist doesn't see the clouds at all — he's walking on them."
Leonard Louis Levinson

Thursday, 2 April 2015

92/365 Living the Hope



92/365 Living the Hope

“The very least you can do in your life is figure out what you hope for. And the most you can do is live inside that hope. Not admire it from a distance but live right in it, under its roof.” 
Barbara Kingsolver, Animal Dreams

Wednesday, 1 April 2015

91/365 Maya Angelou



91/365 Maya Angelou 

"The thing to do, it seems to me, is to prepare yourself so you can be a rainbow in somebody else's cloud. Somebody who may not look like you. May not call God the same name you call God - if they call God at all. I may not dance your dances or speak your language. But be a blessing to somebody. That's what I think."
Maya Angelou