“We are asleep with compasses in our hands.” -W. S. Merwin

“We are asleep with compasses in our hands.” -W. S. Merwin

'the visitor'
"come back believer in shade-believer in silence and elegance-believer in ferns-believer in patience-believer in the rain”… excerpt from “Empty Water”, by W.S. Merwin
 

'the visitor'

"come back believer in shade-believer in silence and elegance-believer in ferns-believer in patience-believer in the rain”… excerpt from “Empty Water”, by W.S. Merwin

 

'Turn! Turn! Turn!'
“However many holy words you read, however many you speak, what good will they do you if you do not act on upon them?”   -Gautama Buddha

'Turn! Turn! Turn!'

“However many holy words you read, however many you speak, what good will they do you if you do not act on upon them?”   -Gautama Buddha

monarch laying egg

"The dream was always running ahead of me. To catch up, to live for a moment in unison with it, that was the miracle."  -Anais Nin

rattlesnake master
   “I was the kind of child who always looked for fairies dancing on the grass. I wanted to believe in witches, wizards, ogres, giants and enchanted spells. I didn’t want all of the magic taken out of the world by scientific explorations.”  -V.C Andrews, Flowers in the Attic 

rattlesnake master

   “I was the kind of child who always looked for fairies dancing on the grass. I wanted to believe in witches, wizards, ogres, giants and enchanted spells. I didn’t want all of the magic taken out of the world by scientific explorations.”  -V.C Andrews, Flowers in the Attic 

“Time sets the stage; fate writes the script; but only we may choose our character.”  -Liam Thomas Ryder 

“Time sets the stage; fate writes the script; but only we may choose our character.”  -Liam Thomas Ryder 

American Lady butterfly on coneflower
"Miracles, in the sense of phenomena we cannot explain, surround us on every hand: life itself is the miracle of miracles."  -George Bernard Shaw 

American Lady butterfly on coneflower

"Miracles, in the sense of phenomena we cannot explain, surround us on every hand: life itself is the miracle of miracles."  -George Bernard Shaw 

"Your absence has gone through me like thread through a needle. Everything I do is stitched with its color.”   -WS Merwin

"Your absence has gone through me like thread through a needle. Everything I do is stitched with its color.”   -WS Merwin

Mount Bachelor and Three Sisters; Cascade Range/Oregon
"The story of each stone leads back to a mountain.”   -W.S. Merwin

Mount Bachelor and Three Sisters; Cascade Range/Oregon

"The story of each stone leads back to a mountain.”   -W.S. Merwin

'a peace which passeth all understanding'
“I believe in God, but not as one thing, not as an old man in the sky. I believe that what people call God is something in all of us. I believe that what Jesus and Mohammed and Buddha and all the rest said was right. It’s just that the translations have gone wrong.”   -John Lennon

'a peace which passeth all understanding'

“I believe in God, but not as one thing, not as an old man in the sky. I believe that what people call God is something in all of us. I believe that what Jesus and Mohammed and Buddha and all the rest said was right. It’s just that the translations have gone wrong.”   -John Lennon