Give me the man who will surrender the whole world for a moss or a caterpillar, and impracticable visions for a simple human delight. ~ Bruce Frederick Cummings
I thought this was a nice contrast of colors, and animate v. inanimate.
A new word is like a fresh seed sown on the ground of the discussion. ~ Ludwig Wittgenstein
These hard-shelled pods are along the walkway behind my workplace. I have no idea what they are. You?
“The greatest barrier to success is the fear of failure.” ~ Sven Goran Eriksson
What a bold little vine!
“If you don’t know [your family’s] history, then you don’t know anything. You are a leaf that doesn’t know it is part of a tree” ~ Michael Crichton
I took this in the back yard of the bride during a family wedding. Knowing your family history is really interesting, and you can trace certain family successes and failures from the distant past even up to the present.
Some even believe that family ‘curses’ like commitments to witchcraft or divination can negatively affect future generations.
At least this seems true, the ‘sins’ of the parents, be they angry discipline, alcoholism, and various emotional dysfunctions, certainly are passed down and must be mercilessly uprooted in our own lives if we want to protect our own marriages, selves, and children from them.
And Jesus answered and spoke to them again by parables and said: “The kingdom of heaven is like a certain king who arranged a marriage for his son, and sent out his servants to call those who were invited to the wedding; and they were not willing to come.” ~ Matthew 22:1-3 (New King James Version)
I just attended one of the most awesome weddings ever. This is the centerpiece from out table. Original below.
Flowers have spoken to me more than I can tell in written words. They are the hieroglyphics of angels, loved by all men for the beauty of their character, though few can decipher even fragments of their meaning. ~ Lydia M. Child (1802 – 1880) American abolitionist and women’s rights advocate
A simple ornamental vine, but beautiful.