Be yourself. Everyone else is taken.
~ Oscar Wilde
We are all visitors to this time, this place. We are just passing through. Our purpose here is to observe, to learn, to grow, to love... and then we return home.
I will always have fear, but I need not be my fears, for I have other places in my inner landscape from which to speak and act.
~ Parker J. Palmer
He who binds to himself a joy
Does the winged life destroy;
But he who kisses the joy as it flies
Lives in eternity’s sunrise.
~ William Blake
When one tugs at a single thing in nature, he finds it attached to the rest of the world.
sit there right now.
Don’t do a thing. Just rest.
For your separation from God
is the hardest work in this world.
Time is a very healing place, one in which you can grow.
~ Denise Tanner
I may not have gone where I intended to go, but I think I have ended up where I intended to be.
Such love does
the sky now pour,
that whenever I stand in a field,
I have to wring out the light
When I get
~ St. Francis of Assisi
Right from our early beginnings we were taught of the sanctity of the total life around us… The Aboriginal way is that everything is created equal and sacred: that the soil, the clay, the rocks are all sacred; and that all have a personality…I had the strength of knowing that my creator is not above me somewhere, but is always with me; that, whatever the substance around me, that creation flows to me, through me, within me; that the universe is part of me, as I am part of it… there is complete belonging, and life and death is just a constant flowing… a continual renewing. "
~ KEVIN GILBERT, The Search for Meaning Collection, Caroline Jones