Category Archives: Quotes

White Bird

“..Love is a little white bird and the flight of it so fast you can’t see it and you know it’s there only by the faint whirr of its wings and the hush song coming so low to your ears you … Continue reading

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Windshield Penates

“Hanging from the top of the windshield were the penates: a baby’s shoe- that’s for protection, for the stumbling feet of a baby require the constant caution and aid of God; and a tiny boxing glove- and that’s for power, … Continue reading

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Joseph Campbell’s Birthday

Joseph Campbell was born 111 years ago on this day. Can you believe it? I lift a toast to his amazing spirit.

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Merlyn, on the language of birds

It was a beautiful foggy morning here, everything covered in fuzzy painted on frost. Saw hawks circling and crying and some lovely, entertaining close-ups of crows at play. Then later on the bus ride home reading T.H.White’s The Once and Future King, … Continue reading

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A Poem to Get Rid of Fear

“I release you, my beautiful and terrible fear. I release you. You were my beloved and hated twin, but now, I don’t know you as myself.. I take myself back, fear. You are not my shadow any longer. I won’t … Continue reading

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More Celtic wisdom

“No one else has access to the world you carry within yourself. You are its custodian and entrance.  No one else can see the world the way you see it. No one else can feel your life the way you feel … Continue reading

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Take a Chance

“Never get into a rut. Never do work that does not help you achieve an ambition worthy of your talents. Keep physically and mentally alive. It is the dull routine where happiness becomes merely a matter of torpid vegetation which … Continue reading

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On Letting Go

I had planned to add some thoughts later to my last post, regarding letting go of some of those dreams/delusions and “thinking lovely things that are not true”. My thoughts on this have changed recently. Then I saw this. More on … Continue reading

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True Courage

“True courage is the confidence to be who you are.” -Unknown

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Kurosawa’s ‘Ikiru’

“You know the nobility of misfortune is true, because misfortune teaches you the truth.” ‘Ikiru‘ is one of those life changing movies. If you haven’t seen it, it is about a man who labors at this monotonous, bureaucratic job for most of … Continue reading

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