Not the intense moment Isolated, with no before and after, But a lifetime burning in every moment. T. S. Eliot We are traveling to spend time with family today, and I am anticipating we’ll see some beautiful fall colour on the way. I considered taking my camera, realized we won’t have time to stop for
Three things in human life are important: the first is to be kind; the second is to be kind; and the third is to be kind. Henry James I walk in to the by-now-familiar room to register for next year’s community garden plot and there is a woman sitting across the table talking with the
We know that in September, we will wander through the warm winds of summer's wreckage. We will welcome summer's ghost. Henry Rollins I can remember some years when September 25th was cold. I recall others when it felt like summer was lingering. I remember best, this day thirty-eight years ago when my son was born.
What doth it profit to argue about hidden and dark things, concerning which we shall not be even reproved in the judgment, because we knew them not? Oh, grievous folly, to neglect the things which are profitable and necessary, and to give our minds to things which are curious and hurtful! Thomas à Kempis, The Imitation
Autumn is a second spring when every leaf is a flower. Albert Camus Saturday morning cartoons are on my mind when I wake far too late after a restless and uncomfortable night. Saturday morning cartoons, a bowl of soft and soggy Shreddies, and flannel pajamas. Funny where your mind lands. I find a comment here
One of the tragedies of our life is that we keep forgetting who we are. Henri J.M. Nouwen, Here and Now: Living in the Spirit I’m joining in with a group of writers for Five Minute Friday where we’re given a prompt (this week it’s COMPLETE) and write for five minutes about it. Confession: I
If you don't feel strong desires for the manifestation of the glory of God, it is not because you have drunk deeply and are satisfied. It is because you have nibbled so long at the table of the world. Your soul is stuffed with small things, and there is no room for the great. John