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
Wander into the center of the circle of wonder. ~ Hongzhi Zhengjue Photo by Alice Cahill | Sequoia National Park, California
May your choices reflect your hopes, not your fears. ~ Nelson Mandela Photo by Robert Armstrong | Twin Lakes, Westmoreland County, Greensburg, Pennsylvania
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
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
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
Always be on the lookout for the presence of wonder. ~ E.B. White Sierra Club Daily Ray of Hope //embedr.flickr.com/assets/client-code.js
Three grand essentials to happiness in this life are something to do, something to love, and something to hope for. ~ Joseph Addison Sierra Club Daily Ray of Hope //embedr.flickr.com/assets/client-code.js
Courage is the most important of all the virtues because without courage, you can’t practice any other virtue consistently. ~ Maya Angelou Sierra Club Daily Ray of Hope
Well, I must endure the presence of two or three caterpillars if I wish to become acquainted with the butterflies. ~ Antoine de Saint-Exupéry Sierra Club Daily Ray of Hope //embedr.flickr.com/assets/client-code.js
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”
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
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
Published by the Sierra Club as the Daily Ray of Hope.
Today’s image is by Jean Gazis. Location: Greenfield, MA. Today’s words: The world is full of magic things, patiently waiting for our senses to grow sharper. — W.B. Yeats
Daily Rat of Hope, originally uploaded by Tokenhippygirl. Yeah! Once again one of my photos was used for the Sierra Club’s Daily Ray of Hope Newsletter. I love the quote they picked to go with my photo this time. I’m pretty excited.
Daily Ray of Hope, originally uploaded by Tokenhippygirl. So, here it is. My published photo. Pretty exciting really!