When you hear the splash Of the water drops that fall Into the stone bowl You will feel that all the dust Of your mind is washed away. -Sen-No-RikyuShare This: Post to Netscape| Post to Digg |Add to Del.icio.us

A Gift From The Heart

It Comes To MeIt comes to me not as a crashing wavethat claims my breath, nor with the rocket-flareof fireworks or the force of a zephyr’s wind….It comes not in heart-stopping momentsof revelation, nor in the ‘life flashing before me’tradition...

A Bowl of Fruit

Grandma’s HouseSheets snapping in the windThe smell of the gardenA wheelbarrow and rakeApple pies in open windowsA board game set up on the kitchen tableA fresh bowl of fruitThe aroma of a home-cooked mealMade with grace and loveWarm hugs, teary-eyed smilesA...

Beauty of the Different

Monk by Sea, 1809 Giclee PrintFriedrich, Caspar Buy at AllPosters.comPied Beauty Gerard Manley Hopkins (1844–89) Poems. 1918. GLORY be to God for dappled things— For skies of couple-colour as a brindled cow; For rose-moles all in stipple upon trout that swim;...

Hope

“Hope” is the thing with feathers by Emily Dickinson”Hope” is the thing with feathersThat perches in the soulAnd sings the tune without the wordsAnd never stops at all,And sweetest in the gale is heard;And sore must be the stormThat could abash...