All mountain landscapes hold stories: the ones we read, the ones we dream, and the ones we create. Michael Kennedy Continue reading MOUNTAINS
Distraction is the only thing that consoles us for miseries and yet it is itself the greatest of our miseries. Blaise Pascal Continue reading MISERY
It was her habit to build up laughter out of inadequate materials. John Steinbeck, The Grapes of Wrath Continue reading LAUGHTER
Some things cannot be taught; they must be experienced. You never learn the most valuable lessons in life until you go through your own journey. Roy T. Bennett Continue reading EXPERIENCE
You look back on some little decision you made and realize all the things that happened because of it, and you think to yourself “if only I’d known,” but, of course, you couldn’t have known. Mary Downing Hahn, The Dead Man in Indian Creek Continue reading if only I’d known…
We should every night call ourselves to an account; What infirmity have I mastered today? What passions opposed? What temptation resisted? What virtue acquired? Our vices will abort of themselves if they be brought every day to the shrift. Seneca Continue reading CALL YOURSELF!
True happiness is to enjoy the present, without anxious dependence upon the future, not to amuse ourselves with either hopes or fears but to rest satisfied with what we have, which is sufficient, for he that is so wants nothing. The greatest blessings of mankind are within us and within our reach. A wise man is content with his lot, whatever it may be, without wishing for what he has not. Seneca Continue reading A WISE MAN
A little more laughter, a little less worry, a little more kindness, and a little less hurry. Anonymous Continue reading A HAPPY ONE!
In the silence of love, you will find the spark of life. Rumi, The Love Poems of Rumi Continue reading SILENCE OF LOVE
Life is as dear to a mute creature as it is to man. Just as one wants happiness and fears pain, just as one wants to live and not die, so do other creatures. Dalai Lama Continue reading PRECIOUS LIFE