“Honoring the sacrifices many have made for our country in the name of freedom and democracy is the very foundation of Veterans Day.” — Charles B. Rangel “All of these things about America—the independent spirit; freedom and liberty to think, express, and act; the promise of the potential for prosperity—have all been delivered to American … More At Rest
“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
“The search for wisdom is like a search for gold.” — Lajlah Gifty Akita The Vienna Secession, a group of artists who resigned from the Association of Austrian Artists due to differences of opinion over artistic concepts, constructed what remains today as one of Vienna’s best known buildings. The stark white building with beautiful, gold … More Wisdom
either admire me from the ground or fly with me, but don’t ever try to cage me.” — Unknown * * * Red shouldered hawk. Photo by Mary O’Connor © 2015
Look at the world with the child’s eye – it is very beautiful.” — Kailash Satyarth “Childhood is a short season.” — Helen Hayes “Play is often talked about as if it were a relief from serious learning. But for children, play is serious learning. Play is … More “Childhood means simplicity.
lies in wildness, not in civilization.” — Charles Lindbergh * * * Photo by Mary O’Connor © 2014
one must have sunshine, freedom, and a little flower. Hans Christian Andersen is probably best remembered as the author of classic fairy tales. But it is his words concerning the importance of sunshine in life that I especially love. So when I was nominated by fellow Love Well Live Well blogger, “Miss Happy Spirits”, to receive the Sunshine … More Just living is not enough…