Category Archives: Quotes

Advice from a Tree – Ilan Shamir

Dear Friend, Stand tall and proud, Sink your roots deeply into the earth Reflect the light of your true nature Think long term Go out on a limb Remember your place among all living beings Embrace with joy the changing seasons For each yields its own abundance The energy and birth of Spring The growth and contentment of Summer The wisdom to let go like the...
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The World is so Empty – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

“The world is so empty if one thinks only of mountains, rivers & cities; but to know someone who thinks & feels with us, & who, though distant, is close to us in spirit, this makes the earth for us an inhabited garden.” ~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe...
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Happy Holidays

Wishing you, and your family a happy and healthy holiday season.
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Welcome December!

I heard a bird sing In the dark of December, A magical thing, And sweet to remember: "We are nearer to spring Than we were in September." ~ Oliver Herford...
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Meanwhile The World Goes On – Mary Oliver

“You do not have to be good. You do not have to walk on your knees for a hundred miles through the desert, repenting. You only have to let the soft animal of your body love what it loves. Tell me about despair, yours, and I will tell you mine. Meanwhile the world goes on. Meanwhile the sun and the...
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Perfect Young Summer – Gertrude Jekyll

"What is one to say about June, the time of perfect young summer, the fulfillment of the promise of the earlier months, and with as yet no sign to remind one that its fresh young beauty will ever fade." - Gertrude Jekyll...
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There Are Random Moments – Elizabeth Berg

“There are random moments - tossing a salad, coming up the driveway to the house, ironing the seams flat on a quilt square, standing at the kitchen window and looking out at the delphiniums, hearing a burst of laughter from one of my children's rooms - when I feel a wavelike rush of joy. This...
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