Monday, 10 April 2017

100/365 The Universe


100/365 The Universe

"The universe is made of stories, not of atoms."
Muriel Rukeyser

Sunday, 9 April 2017

99/365 A Community Bond


99/365  A Community Bond

"We cannot, however, mould our lives each by himself; but within every individual is the power of joining himself fundamentally and vitally to other lives, and out of this vital union comes the creative power. Revelation, if we want it to be continuous, must be through the community bond. No individual can change the disorder and iniquity of this world."
Mary Parker Follett

Saturday, 8 April 2017

98/365 Reflection


98/365 Reflection

“It is not by muscle, speed, or physical dexterity that great things are achieved, but by reflection, force of character, and judgment.” 
Marcus Tullius Cicero

Friday, 7 April 2017

97/365 Making Progress


97/365 Making Progress

“Every day you may make progress. Every step may be fruitful. Yet there will stretch out before you an ever-lengthening, ever-ascending, ever-improving path. You know you will never get to the end of the journey. But this, so far from discouraging, only adds to the joy and glory of the climb.” 
Winston S. Churchill

Thursday, 6 April 2017

96/365 Spring has Returned


96/365 Spring has Returned

"Spring has returned. The Earth is like a child that knows poems."
Rainer Maria Rilke

Wednesday, 5 April 2017

95/365 Progress


95/365  Progress

“If civilization is to survive, it must live on the interest, not the capital, of nature.” 
Ronald Wright, A Short History of Progress

Tuesday, 4 April 2017

94/365 Remembering


94/365 Remembering

“We need to walk to know sacred places, those around us and those within. We need to walk to remember the songs.” 
Joseph Bruchac

Monday, 3 April 2017

93/365 Who Mourns


93/365 Who Mourns

“Where do we record the passing of wildlife? Who mourns the silent deaths of the small?” 
O.R. Melling

Sunday, 2 April 2017

92/365 Longing to Return


92/365 Longing to Return

“Once you have tasted flight, you will forever walk the earth with your eyes turned skyward, for there you have been, and there you will always long to return.” 
Leonardo da Vinci

Saturday, 1 April 2017

91/365 A Great Canadian


91/365 A Great Canadian

"To other Canadians who are on journeys to defeat cancer and to live their lives, I say this: please don't be discouraged that my own journey hasn't gone as well as I had hoped. You must not lose your own hope." 
Jack Layton

Friday, 31 March 2017

Thursday, 30 March 2017

89/365 Joy


89/365  Joy

"Let your joy be in your journey - not in some distant goal." 
Tim Cook

Wednesday, 29 March 2017

88/365 The Certain Way


88/365 The Certain Way

"A journey is like marriage. The certain way to be wrong is to think you control it."
John Steinbeck

Tuesday, 28 March 2017

87/365 The Middle of the Journey


87/365 The Middle of the Journey

In the middle of the journey of our life I came to myself within a dark wood where the straight way was lost. 

Dante Alighieri

Monday, 27 March 2017

86/365 Begin Again


86/365 Begin Again

“Recreate your life, always, always. 
Remove the stones, plant rose bushes and make sweets." 
Begin again.” 
Cora Coralina

Sunday, 26 March 2017

85/365 Spring Again


85/365 Spring Again

“It is spring again. The earth is like a child that knows poems by heart.” 
Rainer Maria Rilke

Saturday, 25 March 2017

84/365 Speaking


84/365  Speaking

"Trees are the earth's endless effort to speak to the listening heaven." 
Rabindranath Tagore

Friday, 24 March 2017

83/365 Memories


83/365 Memories

“Take nothing but memories, leave nothing but footprints!” 
Chief Seattle

Thursday, 23 March 2017

82/365 Kindness


82/365 Kindness

"Kindness is like snow - It beautifies everything it covers." 
Kahlil Gibran

Wednesday, 22 March 2017

81/365 Snow


81/365 Snow

"Snow provokes responses that reach right back to childhood." 
Andy Goldsworthy

Tuesday, 21 March 2017

80/365 To Be...


80/365 To Be...

“Everything in nature invites us constantly to be what we are.” 
 Gretel Ehrlich

Monday, 20 March 2017

Sunday, 19 March 2017

78/365 Stay Close to Nature


78/365 Stay Close to Nature

“If you will stay close to nature, to its simplicity, to the small things hardly noticeable, those things can unexpectedly become great and immeasurable.” 
Rainer Maria Rilke, Letters to a Young Poet

Saturday, 18 March 2017

Friday, 17 March 2017

Thursday, 16 March 2017

Wednesday, 15 March 2017

74/365 Live Each Season


74/365 Live 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

Tuesday, 14 March 2017

73/365 A March Day


73/365 A March Day

“It was one of those March days when the sun shines hot and the wind blows cold: when it is summer in the light, and winter in the shade.” 
Charles Dickens, Great Expectations

Monday, 13 March 2017

72/365 Educating the Heart


72/365 Educating the Heart

“Educating the mind without educating the heart is no education at all.” 
Aristotle

Sunday, 12 March 2017

71/365 Finding Ourselves


71/365 Finding Ourselves

“Art enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same time.” 
Thomas Merton, No Man Is an Island

Saturday, 11 March 2017

70/365 Buildings We Shape


70/365  Buildings We Shape

“We shape our buildings; thereafter they shape us.” 
Winston Churchill

Friday, 10 March 2017

69/365 A Real Building


69/365 A Real Building

“A real building is one on which the eye can light and stay lit.”  
Ezra Pound

Thursday, 9 March 2017

68/365 Terry Fox


68/365 Terry Fox

"A hero is someone who has given his or her life to something bigger than oneself." 
Joseph Campbell

Wednesday, 8 March 2017

67/365 Running with the Stars


67/365 Running with the Stars

“Dwell on the beauty of life. Watch the stars, and see yourself running with them.” 
 Marcus Aurelius, Meditations

Tuesday, 7 March 2017

66/365 Loving Winter


66/365 Loving Winter

"Let us love winter, for it is the spring of genius." 
Pietro Aretino

Monday, 6 March 2017

65/365 Laughter


65/365 Laughter

"Laughter is the sun that drives winter from the human face."
Victor Hugo

Sunday, 5 March 2017

64/365 Happiness


64/365 Happiness

"People don't notice whether it's winter or summer when they're happy."
Anton Chekhov

Saturday, 4 March 2017

Friday, 3 March 2017

62/365 Richly Coloured


62/365 Richly Coloured

"I often think that the night is more alive and more richly coloured than the day."
Vincent Van Gogh

Thursday, 2 March 2017

61/365 Nights so Beautiful


61/365 Nights so Beautiful

"It was a night so beautiful that your soul seemed hardly able to bear the prison of the body."
W. Somerset Maugham, The Moon and Sixpence, 1919

Wednesday, 1 March 2017

60/365 Great Thoughts


60/365 Great Thoughts

“All truly great thoughts are conceived while walking.” 
 Friedrich Nietzsche, Twilight of the Idols

Tuesday, 28 February 2017

59/365 Night will be Beautiful


59/365  Night will be Beautiful

“This is the ending. Now not day only shall be beloved, but night too shall be beautiful and blessed and all its fear pass away.” 
J.R.R. Tolkien

Monday, 27 February 2017

58/365 Wonderful Night


58/365 Wonderful Night

“It was a wonderful night, such a night as is only possible when we are young, dear reader.” 
Fyodor Dostoyevsky, White Nights

Sunday, 26 February 2017

Saturday, 25 February 2017

56/365 See the World


56/365  See the World

“See the world. It's more fantastic than any dream made or paid for in factories. Ask for no guarantees, ask for no security.” 
Ray Bradbury, Fahrenheit 451

Friday, 24 February 2017

55/365 Deep Into Nature


55/365 Deep Into Nature

"Look deep into nature, and then you will understand everything better."
Albert Einstein

Thursday, 23 February 2017

54/365 Created for Everybody


54/365 Created for Everybody

“Cities have the capability of providing something for everybody, only because, and only when, they are created by everybody.” 
Jane Jacobs

Wednesday, 22 February 2017

53/365 We Travel


53/365 We Travel

“We travel, some of us forever, to seek other states, other lives, other souls.” 
Anaïs Nin, The Diary of Anaïs Nin, Vol. 7: 1966-1974

Tuesday, 21 February 2017

52/365 Travel Far


52/365 Travel Far

“Travel far enough, you meet yourself.” 
 David Mitchell, Cloud Atlas

Monday, 20 February 2017

51/365 The Soul of Genius


51/365 The Soul of Genius

"Neither a lofty degree of intelligence nor imagination nor both together go to the making of genius. Love, love, love, that is the soul of genius."
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart