DaVinci’s Vitruvian Man
There are only two or three human stories,
and they go on repeating themselves
as fiercely as if
they had never happened before.
~ Willa Cather ~
A quiet mind married to
integrity of heart
is the birth of wisdom.
~ Adyashanti ~
Be joyful because it is humanly possible.
~ Wendell Berry ~
Love doesn’t just sit there,
like a stone;
it has to be made, like bread;
remade all the time,
~ Ursula K. LeGuin ~
What we have before us
are some breathtaking opportunities
disguised as insoluble problems.
~ John W. Gardner ~
The seasons of my heart have purpose and meaning.
~ Julia Cameron ~
We must first understand
that both our pain and our suffering
are truly our path, our teacher.
~ Ezra Bayda ~
Fear is a natural reaction
to moving closer to the truth.
~ Pema Chodron ~
…Sometimes we may have to trust
before we can understand.
~ Winifred Gallagher ~
May I and all beings be at peace.
~ Lovingkindness Meditation ~
The more you are willing
to trust and be yourself,
the more you will live in the light.
~ Shakti Gawain ~
Your heart is greater than your wounds.
~ Henri J. Nouwen ~
The people to whom we give
may or may not show gratitude,
but each favor we extend
strengthens the pillars of the world.
~ Maya Angelou ~
Words and wind blow through your spirit,
dreams leap and land
in the middle of incredible possibility.
~ Mary Anne Radmacher ~
I will not die an unlived life.
I will not live in fear of falling or catching fire.
I choose to inhabit my days,
to allow my living to open me,
to make me less afraid,
to loosen my heart until it becomes a wing,
a torch, a promise.
I choose to risk my significance;
to live so that which came to me as seed
goes to the next as blossom,
and that which came to be as blossom,
goes on as fruit.
~ D. Markova ~
It’s our insides that make us who we are,
that allow us to dream and wonder and feel for others.
That’s what’s essential.
That’s what will always make the biggest difference
in our world.
~ Fred Rogers ~
Somewhere, something incredible is waiting to be known.
~ Carl Sagan ~
What is the meaning of life?
To be happy and useful.
~ His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama ~
Where hope grows, miracles blossom.
~ Elna Rae ~