A Dog’s Life

“When I look into the eyes of an animal I do not see an animal. I see a living being. I see a friend. I feel a soul.” —A.D. Williams “When we adopt a dog or any pet, we know it is going to end with us having to say goodbye, but we still do … More A Dog’s Life

Meditation

“Quiet the mind and the soul will speak.” — Ma Jaya Bhagavati “It’s surprising how much free time and productivity you gain when you lose the busyness in your mind.” — Brittany Burgunder *   *   * Photo by Jan Logozzo © 2019

Hope

“If the world seems cold to you, kindle the fires to warm it.” — Lucy Larcom “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 *   *   * Cardinal’s beauty on show after ice storm — … More Hope

Eye-catching Delight

“The soul becomes dyed with the color of its thoughts.” — Marcus Aurelius “Nature has a great simplicity and therefore a great beauty.” — Richard Feynman *   *   * Unofficially known as the national bird of Kenya, the colorful Lilac Breasted Roller inhabits much of eastern and southern Africa and is often found … More Eye-catching Delight

Divine Force

“And like a colorful bloom of temporary lights in the sky, you will shine.” — Chad Sugg “What is a soul? It’s like electricity – we don’t really know what it is, but it’s a force that can light a room.” — Ray Charles “The spark divine dwells in thee: let it grow” — Ella … More Divine Force

Contemplation

“The contemplation of beauty causes the soul to grow wings.” — Plato *   *   * Pelican at rest — Watercolor painting by Mary O’Connor © 2018  Click here to see more of Mary’s wildlife paintings and pet portraits.