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Showing posts from September, 2010

Glory glimmers

Glory glimmers, originally uploaded by colbyh.

There was a time when meadow, grove, and stream,

The earth, and every common sight,
To me did seem
Appareled in celestial light,
The glory and the freshness of a dream.
Heaven lies about us in our infancy;
Shades of the prison-house begin to close
Upon the growing boy,
But he beholds the light, and whence it flows.
He sees it in his joy;
At length the man perceives it die away,
And fade into the light of common day.
- William Wordsworth


Privateer ship Lynx in Morro Bay, CA privateer-ship-lynx-morro-bay, originally uploaded by mikebaird. Live life so completely that when death comes to you like a thief in the night, there will be nothing left for him to steal.

Soul sisters

Soul sisters, originally uploaded by colbyh. "and let us consider how we may spur one another on toward love and good deeds" Hebrews 10:24

The Rescue

The Rescue, originally uploaded by colbyh. So long as we imagine it is we who have to look for God, we must often lose heart. But it is the other way about - He is looking for us.
Simon Tugwell

Sweet Peaks

Sweet Peaks, originally uploaded by colbyh. "Any great work of art... revives and readapts time and space,
and the measure of its success is the extent to which it makes you
an inhabitant of that world - the extent to which it invites you in
and lets you breathe its strange, special air."
~Leonard Bernstein

Deep Rooted

Deep Rooted, originally uploaded by colbyh. 'A man prayed and, at first, he thought that prayer was talking. But he became more and more quiet until, in the end, he realized that prayer is listening.' ~ Soren Kierkegaard

Heart of the Maze

Heart of the Maze, originally uploaded by colbyh. The trouble with steeling yourself against the harshness of reality is that the same steel that secures your life against being destroyed secures your life also against being opened up and transformed.
The Sacred Journey

Tap of the trough

Tap of the trough, originally uploaded by colbyh. Dig within. Within is the wellspring of Good; and it is always ready to bubble up, if you just dig. Marcus Aurelius