Open

“If we learn to open our hearts, anyone, including the people who drive us crazy, can be our teacher.” ― Pema Chodron

Nature Speaks

    “There is a way that nature speaks, that land speaks. Most of the time we are simply not patient enough, quiet enough, to pay attention to the story.” – Linda Hogan

Tender Majesty

This is my letter to the world, That never wrote to me, The simple news that Nature told, With tender majesty. Her message is committed, To hands I cannot see; For love of her, sweet countrymen, Judge tenderly of me. —– Emily Dickinson

Closest

“In a creative journey, it is essential, no matter how far one runs, to examine that which is closest to home.” — Dani Shapiro

Struggle

“Take a shower, wash off the day. Drink a glass of water. Make the room dark. Lie down and close your eyes. Notice the silence. Notice your heart. Still beating. Still fighting. You made it, after all. You made it, another day. And you can make it one more. You’re doing just fine.” ― Charlotte … More Struggle

Sleeping Garden

“Leave the door open for the unknown, the door into the dark. That’s where the most important things come from, where you yourself came from, and where you will go.” –Rebecca Solnit

A Cup of Beauty

“The poem, the song, the picture, is only water drawn from the well of the people, and it should be given back to them in a cup of beauty so they may drink — and in drinking understand themselves.” — Federico Garcia Lorca