“The effect of one good-hearted person is incalculable.”
He who binds to himself a Joy,
Does the winged life destroy;
He who kisses the Joy as it flies,
Lives in Eternity’s sunrise.
“We are fools whether we dance or not, so we might as well dance.”
What is this group magic…
The humility to be real in front of others
when we speak, we speak for many…
when we hear, we hear for many…
“When death finds you, let if find you alive.”
“He who knows others is clever;
He who knows himself has discernment.”
Lao-Tzu (604-531 B.C.)
Grief and Transcendence
There is magic
in sitting in the wild, raging,
ravishing stillness of grief.
“When you try to control the outcome, you lose the potential for wonderment.”
the maple leaf
then let it go.
“Wellness is not about health–It is about attitude.”
“One does not discover new lands without consenting
to lose sight of the shore for a very long time.”
The uses of Sorrow
(In my sleep I dreamed this)
Someone I loved once gave me
a box full of darkness.
It took me years to understand
that this too was a gift.