Moment of Beauty

“We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty.”  — Maya Angelou   “Happiness is like a butterfly: the more you chase it, the more it will elude you, but if you turn your attention to other things, it will come and sit … More Moment of Beauty

Wings

“There are two things parents should give their children: roots and wings. Roots to give them bearing and a sense of belonging, but also wings to help free them from constraints and prejudices and give them other ways to travel (or rather, to fly.)” — Johann Wolfgang von Goethe   “We were all born with wings. … More Wings

Gift of lasting love

Butterflies, according to Chinese symbolism, represent young love, especiallly lasting love. Legend has it that a poor young man and a rich man’s daughter were deeply in love. But being a poor scholar, the young man was rejected by the young woman’s father, who separated the couple and forbade them from seeing each other. Heartbroken, … More Gift of lasting love