Listen to the trees as they sway in the wind. Their leaves are telling secrets. Their bark sings songs of olden days as it grows around the trunks. And their roots give names to all things. Their language has been lost. But not the gestures. ~ Vera Nazarian Photo by Tom Elliott | Sauk County, Wisconsin

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If you could only sense how important you are to the lives of those you meet; how important you can be to the people you may never even dream of. There is something of yourself that you leave at every meeting with another person. ~ Fred Rogers Photo by Anita Ritenour | Santa Barbara Botanic Gardens,Continue reading

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Everyone must have felt that a cheerful friend is like a sunny day, which sheds its brightness on all around; and most of us can, as we choose, make of this world either a palace or a prison. ~ Sir John Lubbock Sierra Club Daily Ray of Hope //embedr.flickr.com/assets/client-code.js

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Go, sit upon the lofty hill, And turn your eyes around, Where waving woods and waters wild Do hymn an autumn sound. The summer sun is faint on them – The summer flowers depart – Sit still – as all transform’d to stone, Except your musing heart. ~ Elizabeth Barrett Browning Sierra Club Daily RayContinue reading

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Great Depths of Kindness

I’m always rambling on about kindness.  It’s, in my opinion, one of the paramount things we should strive for in our lives.  To be kinder to ourselves, to our fellows, to animals, to the natural world around us.  This quote, that came the other day in the Sierra Club’s Daily Ray of Hope, fits thatContinue reading “Great Depths of Kindness”

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Endless Sea

Selected as the Sierra Club’s Daily Ray of Hope on June 24, 2014 with the following quote: You must live in the present, launch yourself on every wave, find your eternity in each moment. ~ Henry David Thoreau  

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Daily Ray of Hope Selection – Endless Sea

I was lucky enough to be selected again for the Sierra Club’s Daily Ray of Hope today. This is the quote they used with my photo: You must live in the present, launch yourself on every wave, find your eternity in each moment. ~ Henry David Thoreau

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