Monday, 29 June 2015

173/365 The Beauty of the Soul



173/365 The Beauty of the Soul

"Since love grows within you, so beauty grows. For love is the beauty of the soul."
Saint Augustine

172/365 Art Urges Voyages



172/365 Art Urges Voyages

"Art hurts. Art urges voyages - and it is easier to stay at home."
Gwendolyn Brooks

171/365 Protect our Environment



171/365 Protect our Environment

"We won't have a society if we destroy the environment."
Margaret Mead

170/365 Opportunity



170/365 Opportunity

"Never lose an opportunity of seeing anything beautiful, for beauty is God's handwriting."
Ralph Waldo Emerson

Thursday, 18 June 2015

169/365 A Grand Teacher



169/365 A Grand Teacher

"A garden is a grand teacher. It teaches patience and careful watchfulness; it teaches industry and thrift; above all it teaches entire trust."
Gertrude Jekyll

Wednesday, 17 June 2015

168/365 No Lines...



168/365 No Lines...

"There are no lines in nature, only areas of colour, one against another."
Edouard Manet

Tuesday, 16 June 2015

167/365 Better



167/365 Better

"Better than any argument is to rise at dawn and pick dew-wet red berries in a cup."
Wendell Berry

Monday, 15 June 2015

166/365 St. Andrews Cathedral



166/365 St. Andrews Cathedral


"I never weary of great churches. It is my favorite kind of mountain scenery. Mankind was never so happily inspired as when it made a cathedral."
Robert Louis Stevenson

Sunday, 14 June 2015

165/365 Time



165/365 Time

“It is the time you have wasted for your rose that makes your rose so important.” 
Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, The Little Prince

Saturday, 13 June 2015

164/365 What Greater Thing



164/365 What Greater Thing

“What greater thing is there for two human souls, than to feel that they are joined for life--to strengthen each other in all labor, to rest on each other in all sorrow, to minister to each other in all pain, to be one with each other in silent unspeakable memories at the moment of the last parting?”
George Eliot, Adam Bede

Friday, 12 June 2015

163/365 Courage



163/365 Courage

“Man cannot discover new oceans unless he has the courage to lose sight of the shore.” 
André Gide

Thursday, 11 June 2015

162/365 This is our home...



162/365 This is our home...

"The human brain now holds the key to our future. We have to recall the image of the planet from outer space: a single entity in which air, water, and continents are interconnected. That is our home."
David Suzuki

Wednesday, 10 June 2015

161/365 The Ache for Home



161/365 The Ache for Home

"The ache for home lives in all of us, the safe place where we can go as we are and not be questioned."
Maya Angelou

Tuesday, 9 June 2015

160/365 Windows to Your Soul



160/365 Windows to Your Soul


"Let there be many windows to your soul, that all the glory of the world may beautify it."
Ella Wheeler Wilcox

Monday, 8 June 2015

159/365 The Thing I Was Born For...



159/365 The Thing I Was Born For...


“Perhaps I should not have been a fisherman, he thought. But that was the thing that I was born for.” 
Ernest Hemingway, The Old Man and the Sea

Sunday, 7 June 2015

158/365 Stories



158/365 Stories


“After nourishment, shelter and companionship, stories are the thing we need most in the world.”

  Philip Pullman

157/365 The Sea Around Us



157/365 The Sea Around Us

“It is a curious situation that the sea, from which life first arose should now be threatened by the activities of one form of that life. But the sea, though changed in a sinister way, will continue to exist; the threat is rather to life itself.”  
Rachel Carson, The Sea Around Us

Thursday, 4 June 2015

155/365 Many Stairs


155/365 Many Stairs

"Never look backwards or you'll fall down the stairs." 
Rudyard Kipling

154/365 The Kelpies



154/365 The Kelpies

“No mortal ear could have heard the kelpie passing through the night, for the great black hooves of it were as soundless in their stride as feathers falling.” 
Mollie Hunter, The Kelpie's Pearls

Tuesday, 2 June 2015

153/365 The Solitary Mind



153/365 The Solitary Mind

"The whole course of human history may depend on a change of heart in one solitary and even humble individual - for it is in the solitary mind and soul of the individual that the battle between good and evil is waged and ultimately won or lost."
M. Scott Peck

Monday, 1 June 2015

152/365 Study History



152/365 Study History

"Study history, study history. In history lies all the secrets of statecraft."
Winston Churchill