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