"Above all, do not lose your desire to walk. Every day I walk myself into a state of well-being and walk away from every illness. I have walked myself into my best thoughts, and I know of no thought so burdensome that one cannot walk away from it." ~Soren Kierkegaard Photo credit: Twopix (available as a print)
"When Jesus comes, the shadows depart." ~Inscription on a Scottish castle Photo credit: Augenblickphoto (available as a print)
"An eye can threaten like a loaded and leveled gun, or it can insult like hissing or kicking; or, in its altered mood, by beams of kindness, it can make the heart dance for joy.... One of the most wonderful things in nature is a glance of the eye; it transcends speech; it is the bodily symbol of identity." ~Ralph ...
"Silently, one by one, in the infinite meadows of heaven, Blossomed the lovely stars, the forget-me-nots of the angels." ~Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Evangeline Photo credit: KathyFornal (available as a print)
"The world needs anger. The world often continues to allow evil because it isn't angry enough." ~Bede Jarrett Photo credit: ConstructingArtifacts (available as a print)
"Nature looks dead in winter because her life is gathered into her heart. She withers the plant down to the root that she may grow it up again fairer and stronger. She calls her family together within her inmost home to prepare them for being scattered abroad upon the face of the earth". ~Hugh Macmillan, "Rejuvenescence," The Ministry of Nature, ...
"There is a privacy about it which no other season gives you.... In spring, summer and fall people sort of have an open season on each other; only in the winter, in the country, can you have longer, quiet stretches when you can savor belonging to yourself." ~Ruth Stout Photo credit: HastyPhoto (available as a print)
"It came without ribbons! It came without tags! It came without packages, boxes or bags!"... Then the Grinch thought of something he hadn't before! "Maybe Christmas," he thought, "doesn't come from a store. Maybe Christmas... perhaps... means a little bit more." ~Dr. Seuss, How the Grinch Stole Christmas Photo credit: catherineholman (available as a print)