“No person is your friend who demands your silence, or denies your right to grow.”
– Alice Walker
“The only way to gain power in a world that is moving too fast is to learn to slow down. And the only way to spread one’s influence wide is to learn how to go deep. The world we want for ourselves and our children will not emerge from electronic speed but rather from a spiritual stillness that takes root in our souls. Then, and only then, will we create a world that reflects the heart instead of shattering it.”
– Marianne Williamson
I’m always at peace on the water. Well, technically I’m always at peace near the water, but you get the gist. There are few things I find as soothing.
Lakes, creeks, rivers, oceans – I willingly spend hours near any of these. Water in both stillness and motion speaks to me. It murmurs to my heart: be still and listen. It quiets my mind and settles me into a rhythm older than time itself.
"As I Walked Out One Evening As I walked out one evening, Walking down Bristol Street, The crowds upon the pavement Were fields of harvest wheat..."