Francis Scott Key
|A Cottage by the Sea||
Our time is our time. It’s up to us to make the most of it, make it amount to more than the sum of our days.
John McCain, The Restless Wave
A critical step in the embrace of silence and solitude is setting aside the notion that we have to be “doing something” throughout our waking days.
Wander in nature is perhaps the most essential soulcraft practice for contemporary Westerners who have wandered so far from nature….
As long as you are in conscious contact with your inner body, you are like a tree that is deeply rooted in the earth or a building with a solid foundation.
When you listen generously to people they can hear the truth in themselves, often for the first time.
Rachel Naomi Remen, quoted in www.gratefulness.org