Rose painting used by permission of the artist,
Brian Davis

"Our deepest nature is to awaken and flower."
- Tara Brach, Radical Acceptance
Quotations & Blessings
"What grace to be alive and know the day in all its sweetness!"
- Ram Dass

"Live a balanced life - Learn some and think some, and draw and paint and sing and dance and play and work every day some."
- Robert Fulghum

May you be alive, alert, healthy, creative, and vibrant.
Blessing composed for a newborn
by Jim and Tiffany Newberry

May all beings be filled with loving-kindness, May we be well. May we be peaceful and at ease. May we be safe and happy.
Traditional Loving-Kindness Prayer

May the long-time sun shine upon you, All love surround you, And the pure light within you, Guide your way on
Traditional Blessing

"Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a great battle."
- Philo

"People say that walking on water is a miracle, but to me, Walking Peacefully on Earth is the real miracle"
- Thich Nhat Hanh

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People say that walking on water is a miracle, but to me, Walking Peacefully on Earth is the real miracleMay you be Alive, Alert, Healthy, Creative, and Vibrant
May the long time sun/ Shine 'pon you,/ All love surround you,/And the pure light within you/ Guide your way onThe What-Do-I-Really-Need To Do List