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Showing posts from October, 2010


~ Goodbye sun ~, originally uploaded by ~Fussel~. Whatever you can do, or dream you can do, begin it. Boldness has genius, power and magic in it. ~ Goethe

Watch and learn

New hat and a hula hoop, originally uploaded by fd. So, like a forgotten fire, childhood can always flare up again within us.
- Gaston Bachelard

Extended families

"we must take care of our families where-ever we find them."
— Elizabeth Gilbert

il dolce far niente

, originally uploaded by bellarosebyliz. "The more exquisitely and delightfully you can do nothing, the higher your life's achievement." — (Eat, Pray, Love)

Tidal wave

Awaiting the wave, originally uploaded by colbyh.
The ache for home lives in all of us, the safe place where we can go as we are and not be questioned. Maya Angelou


l'équilibre, originally uploaded by Rick Elkins. Uphold me according to your promise, that I may live!
Psalm 119:116a


Overflow, originally uploaded by colbyh. If then you are wise, you will show yourself rather as a reservoir than as a canal. A canal spreads abroad water as it receives it, but a reservoir waits until it is filled before overflowing, and thus without loss to itself [it shares] its superabundant water.

-Bernard of Clairvuex

Commander in chief

Commander in chief, originally uploaded by colbyh. “What this world needs is a new kind of army – the army of the kind.”
Cleveland Amory

Revelling Remedies

Revelling Remedies, originally uploaded by colbyh. The richest of all lords is Use,
And ruddy Health the loftiest Muse.
Live in the sunshine, swim the sea,
Drink the wild air's salubrity.

Ralph Waldo Emerson, 1803-1882

Daily dusk

Daily dusk, originally uploaded by colbyh. One should count each day a separate life.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca, philosopher (BCE3 - 65CE)

Son and Reign

Son and Reign, originally uploaded by colbyh. Kindle our sense from above,
and make our hearts o'erflow with love;
with patience firm and virtue high
the weakness of our flesh supply.

Far from us drive the foe we dread,
and grant us Thy peace instead;
so shall we not, with Thee for guide,
turn from the path of life aside.

Veni, Creator Spiritus

Nourished bliss

Nourished bliss, originally uploaded by colbyh.