Feather 3

Feather 3

“Hope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul – and sings the tunes without the words – and never stops at all.”
–Emily Dickinson

The Barrier

The Barrier

“I’m woven in a fantasy,
I can’t believe the things I see
The path that I have chosen now has led me to a wall…
…It rises now before me,
A dark and silent barrier between,
All I am, and all that I would ever want to be”
–from “The Wall” by Kerry Livgren and Steve Walsh

Shadow Leaves

Shadow Leaves

“We are shaped by our thoughts; we become what we think. When the mind is pure, joy follows like a shadow that never leaves.”
— Buddha

Ginkgo

Ginkgo

“If you are bitter, you are like a dry leaf that you can just squash, and you can get blown away by the wind. There is much more wisdom in forgiveness.”
–Vusi Mahlasela