Red

“and then the red sun, which had been rising all the while anyway, broke clear of the trees and dropped its wild, clawed light over everything.” —- From “Beside the Waterfall” by Mary Oliver Advertisements

Pas de deux

“If those whom we begin to love could know us as we were before meeting them … they could perceive what they have made of us.” —Albert Camus

Hygge

“…to hold twilight or watch it darken, describes the pleasure we take in pausing to observe as day slips into night. To stand at our window, wrapped in the half-dark and watch the day disappear… is a moment of hygge.” ― Louisa Thomsen Brits, The Book of Hygge: The Danish Art of Living Well

Red Velvet

    “The New York Times credited me with the rediscovery and revival of red velvet cake. I consider this as one of my great life achievements.” —- Robert Harling, Playright Steel Magnolias

Closest

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

Helping Others

“Our visit to this planet is short, so we should use our time meaningfully, which we can do by helping others wherever possible. And if we cannot help others, at least we should try not to create pain and suffering for them.” — Dalai Lama

Wild and Tame

“What should I do about the wild and the tame? The wild heart that wants to be free, and the tame heart that wants to come home?” -Jeanette Winterson

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