I have eclectic tastes. Sometimes I like stuff that everyone likes, and other times, I become attached to some
Fruitless Fall by Rowan Jacobson. Read all about Colony Collapse Disorder of our domestic honeybees. This book inspired me to order bees this spring. Me
with thousands of stinging insects! What could possibly go wrong?
Right now I am reading Our Forgotten Pollinators. It was published in 1997. Its a very interesting read. I thought it would be a good reference for
understanding the loss of our bats, moths and butterflies in addition to bees.
People are like stained-glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in their true beauty is
revealed only if there is light from within.~Elisabeth Kübler-Ross
Turn your face to the sun and the shadows fall behind you. ~Maori Proverb
The black moment is the moment when the real message of transformation is going to come. At the darkest moment comes the light. ~Joseph Campbell
Beauty is not in the face; beauty is a light in the heart. ~Kahlil Gibran
Say not, "I have found the truth," but rather, "I have found a truth." Say not, "I have found the path
of the soul." Say rather, "I have met the soul walking upon my path." For the soul walks upon all paths. The soul walks not upon a line, neither
does it grow like a reed. The soul unfolds itself, like a lotus of countless petals. ~Kahlil Gibran, The Prophet, 1923
Something opens our wings. Something makes boredom and hurt disappear. Someone fills the cup in front of us:
We taste only sacredness. Jalal al-Din Mohammed Rumi pp 280. The Essential Rumi.
There is no other world. I only know what I have experienced. You must be hallucinating. Jalal al-Din Mohammed Rumi. Wean Yourself. pp71 The
Dance when you're broken open.
Jalal al-Din Mohammed Rumi pp281 The Essential Rumi.
What you don't see with your eyes, don't witness with your mouth.
A Jewish Proverb.
No one gossips about other people's secret virtues.
Bertrand Arthur William Russell, On Education. 1926
Whoever gossips to you, will gossip about you.
A Spanish Proverb