29 June 2016
28 June 2016
Ask what makes you come alive, and go do it.
Because what the world needs is people who have come alive."
- Howard Thurman (1899-1981)
27 June 2016
"Neither a wise man nor a brave man lies down on the tracks of history to wait for the train of the future to run over him."
- Dwight D. Eisenhower (1890-1969)
26 June 2016
and there is no end to illusion.
Life is a train of moods
like a string of beads,
and, as we pass through them,
they prove to be many-colored lenses
which paint the world their own hue, and
each shows only what lies in its focus. "
- Ralph Waldo Emerson, from Essay ll, Experience
25 June 2016
- Tom Logan in movie The Missouri Breaks
(Fortunately, we don't have a horse to worry about on this trip to Canada, and the wildest creature we've seen thus far was a lone antelope standing uncharacteristically in the middle of the access road, looking like he was waiting for the school bus.)
24 June 2016
23 June 2016
This August marks ten years since my mum was herself transplanted, shall we say, to enjoy the beauties in Heaven's gardens. My heart is happy to again see in my front yard these living, blooming reminders of her gracious and giving nature.