Sierra Club Daily Ray of Hope

As the small pebble stirs the peaceful lake;
The centre mov’d, a circle straight succeeds,
Another still, and still another spreads.
~ Alexander Pope

Photo by S.A. Cember | Block Island, Rhode Island

Beach Palette//

Sierra Club Daily Ray of Hope

My sun sets to rise again. ~ Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Photo by Keith Morgan [KMason Photography] | Rosario Strait, San Juan Islands, Washington

sunrise in the San Juans//

Sierra Club Daily Ray of Hope

To me, every hour of the day and night is an unspeakably perfect miracle. ~ Walt Whitman

Photo by Mark Stevens | The Plain of Six Glaciers, near Lake Louise in Alberta, Canada

Taking in the Mountains and Glaciers!//

Sierra Club Daily Ray of Hope

You curl your hair and paint your face. Not I: I am curled by the wind, painted by the sun. ~ Julia de Burgos

Photo by Spencer Dybdahl Riffle | Diadophis punctatus amabilis (Pacific ring-necked snake) in San Mateo County, California

Diadophis punctatus amabilis (Pacific Ring-necked Snake)//

Sierra Club Daily Ray of Hope

Yet, taught by time, my heart has learned to glow for other’s good, and melt at other’s woe. ~ Homer

Photo by Dagmar Collins | Lupinus albifrons (Silver Lupine) at Montaña de Oro State Park, Los Osos, California

Lupinus albifrons, Silver Bush Lupine//

Sierra Club Daily Ray of Hope

The optimist sees the donut, the pessimist sees the hole. ~ Oscar Wilde

Photo by David Silva | White Mountains, California

White Mountains, CA//

Sierra Club Daily Ray of Hope

Do the best you can, do not wait to cross the river when the water has all run down. ~ Swami Vivekananda

Last of the Floodwaters//