Just as treasures are uncovered from the earth, so virtue appears from good deeds, and wisdom appears from a pure and peaceful mind. To walk safely through the maze of human life, one needs the light of wisdom and the guidance of virtue. ~ Buddha


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What we plant in the garden of contemplation, we shall reap in the harvest of action.

~ Meister Eckhart



And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom.

~ Anais Nin



The view from my happy place after a busy day turning soil. There's a flicker, a great crested fly catcher, the summer tanagers have arrived, the wood thrush sings in the morning, there are juvenile chickadees.. and I am grateful for my slow paced life.

Earth Village Farm

If the world is to be healed, it will be through ordinary people.

~ Joanna Macy