“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.” — Anthony Douglas Williams * * * Breeze and Tiller, true and loyal Labrador friends of Jane and Bill, Branford, CT — Watercolor portrait by … More True Friends
“Music washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life.” — Berthold Auerbach * * * Magical Dust. Photo by Mary O’Connor © 2016
“The love for material things grows like a fungus in the soul and destroys the loveliness of the human heart utterly.” — Caryll Houselander Noted for its water-absorbing abilities, the amadou fungi was traditionally used as tinder, dating back to ice-age days. Today it is still harvested in much of central Europe and used to craft … More Material things
so beauty grows. For love is the beauty of the soul.” — St. Augustine * * * Sailor, rescued by Animal Friends of Connecticut, gives as much love as he receives in his adopted owner’s “forever” home.
Plant your own garden and decorate your own soul.—Unknown * * * Day lilies photo by Mary O’Connor © 2015
“Study nature. Love nature.” — Unknown “Stay close to nature. It will never fail you.” — Frank Lloyd Wright “Let me be as a feather, strong with a purpose, yet light at heart. Able to bend. And tho I might become frayed, able to pull myself together again.” — Anita Sams “It’s … More “Nature is the art of God.”
and my heart smile through my eyes, that I may scatter rich smiles in sad hearts.” — Paramahansa Yogananda Enjoy this coming Valentine’s Day, as we scatter a few happy smiles of our own in sad hearts! * * * Photo by Mary O’Connor © 2015