October 19, 2017

Being human is always to be in return: to sacredness, to wakefulness, to the fact that we’re on the same journey, alone and together. We’re safe, then afraid. We’re calm, then agitated. We’re clear, then confused. We’re enthusiastic, then numb.

October 18, 2017

Appreciation is a combination of honor and gratitude. Everything thrives on appreciation. … Let small acts of kindness and appreciation kindle light wherever you go.

- Ann Mortifee, In Love with the Mystery

October 14, 2017

… the creative self is often best nurtured and realized in aloneness – more specifically, in the animating form of aloneness we call solitude.

- Florence Falk, On My Own

October 13, 2017

Energy is everywhere, but stillness plays a major role in its conversion from “potential” to “actualized” energy. At Callaway Gardens, I was amazed to learn that butterflies have to spread their wings in the morning sunshine because the scales on their wings are actually solar cells.

October 12, 2017

To pray is to take notice of the wonder, to regain a sense of the mystery that animates all beings … Prayer is our humble answer to the inconceivable surprise of living.

- Abraham Joshua Heschel, Man’s Quest for Meaning