Wild Violet

There is, indeed, a considerable therapeutic value in allowing oneself to be deeply aware of any sight or sound that may arise. For one thing, it brings to mind the marvel of seeing and hearing as such. For another, the profound willingness to listen to or gaze upon anything at all free the mind from fixed preconceptions of beauty, creating, as it were, a free space in which altogether new forms and relationships may emerge.

~ Alan Watts


Wren’s Nest

To find the universal elements enough; to find the air and the water exhilarating; to be refreshed by a morning walk or an evening saunter... to be thrilled by the stars at night; to be elated over a bird's nest or a wildflower in spring - these are some of the rewards of the simple life.

~ John Burroughs



...For the mind that needs to be controlled is the one that does the controlling. Thought is trying to drive out thought.

~ Alan Watts



Joy in looking and comprehending is nature's most beautiful gift. 

~ Albert Einstein


Paynes Creek

To bring anything into your life, imagine that it's already there. 

~ Richard Bach