Category Archives: Sayings/Quotes

What were we built for…

‘If we were built…what were we built for? … Why do we have this amazing collection of sinews, senses, and sensibilities? Were we really designed in order to recline on the couch, extending our wrists perpendicular to the floor so … Continue reading

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All Forests Are One

‘All forests are one… They are echoes of the first forest that gave birth to mystery when the world began.’ ~ Charles de Lint

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Trees and We

‘But down deep at the molecular heart of life, the trees and we are essentially identical’ ~ Carl Sagan

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Social Animal

“Everybody’s strange!” Blanderbus said. “Everybody is strange everywhere; most of the trick of being a social animal is pretending you’re not. But who do you fool? Nobody worth talking to.” _ Catherynne M. Valente, from The Boy Who Lost Fairyland

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Nonviolent Realization

“I know now that energetic realization both requires and creates the realization of nonviolence.” _ Matthew Sanford

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Transcendent Hearts

“I was mistaken. I have never been heart broken. It is not possible. What I thought was broken was actually my heart revealing its depth. It has affinity not just with having and holding but also with silence and loss. … Continue reading

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Another Place Entirely

“Fairyland is not unlike your cradle…we are going to climb over the railing while no one is looking and when we have slipped over the bars and sneaked out of the nursery door, we shall be in another place entirely; … Continue reading

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A Chance to Choose

“Don’t worry my little lump of rock, everybody has a chance to choose; or else where would irony come from?” _ the Red Wind, from The Boy Who Lost Fairyland, by Catherynne M. Valente

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Transformative Potential

I stand in awe of the transformative potential embodied by our consciousness… …This fact does not weaken the drama of life. It begins it. _Mathew Sanford

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Untwist Yer Knickers

  Everything that has ever meant anything has just as truly meant something else. _Charles Fort

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