Thursday, November 27, 2014

Thanksgiving

Gratitude is liberating. It is subversive. It helps us realize that we are sufficient, and that realization frees us. 

- Joanna Macy

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

fall


Thursday, November 06, 2014

Blue Skies

I was blue, just as blue as I could be
Ev'ry day was a cloudy day for me
Then good luck came a-knocking at my door
Skies were gray but they're not gray anymore

Blue skies
Smiling at me
Nothing but blue skies
Do I see

Bluebirds
Singing a song
Nothing but bluebirds
All day long

Never saw the sun shining so bright
Never saw things going so right
Noticing the days hurrying by
When you're in love, my how they fly

Blue days
All of them gone
Nothing but blue skies
From now on

I should care if the wind blows east or west
I should fret if the worst looks like the best
I should mind if they say it can't be true
I should smile, that's exactly what I do


-Irving Berlin in 1926

Saturday, November 01, 2014

YES

...when a yes and not a no first comes to your soul and to your heartthen you can see Gd in the moment... 

-Father Richard Rohr

Thursday, October 23, 2014

again the sea


journey

It may be that when we no longer know which way to go we have come to our real journey.

-Wendell Berry

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

innocence

One learns one's mystery at the price of one's innocence.

-Father Richard Rohr

Sunday, October 12, 2014

awakening

We will never be the same once we begin the awakening process, yet we will always be ourselves. This is the path of spiritual alchemy.

- Terry Lynn Taylor

@ the Walters

Thursday, October 09, 2014

infinite

...once the realization is accepted that even between the closest people infinite distances exist, a marvelous living side-by-side can grow up for them, if they succeed in loving the expanse between them, which gives them the possibility of always seeing each other as a whole and before an immense sky.

- Rainer Maria Rilke, Letters to a Young Poet