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He could not tell all of the California pines apart, the gray pine from the

He could not tell all of the California pines apart, the gray pine from the coulter, the bushop from the knobcone and the Monterey.
Posted 5 months ago

Talking about dreams is like talking about movies, since the cinema uses th

Talking about dreams is like talking about movies, since the cinema uses the language of dreams; years can pass in a second, and you can hop from one place to another. It's a language made of image. And in the real cinema, every object and every light mea
Posted 5 months ago

Love must not suffocate but breathe on its own.

Love must not suffocate but breathe on its own.
Posted 5 months ago

Familiarity makes the lion more dangerous.

Familiarity makes the lion more dangerous.
Posted 5 months ago

Now I feel like James Bond. Suave and intelligent, breaking all the codes w

Now I feel like James Bond. Suave and intelligent, breaking all the codes while looking fabulous.
Posted 5 months ago

My breathe would catch at the sight of violets-so common in the woods at ho

My breathe would catch at the sight of violets-so common in the woods at home, so surprising in the mountains. The violet's message was "Keep up your courage, stay true to what you believe in." p264
Posted 5 months, 1 week ago

If everything is going well in my life then I start to read the papers more

If everything is going well in my life then I start to read the papers more and I start to worry about everything I can't deal with. They say wisdom is knowing what you can fix and what you can't change. I'm very unwise.
Posted 5 months ago

I sometimes wonder if all other animals, all plants, maybe even stars and r

I sometimes wonder if all other animals, all plants, maybe even stars and rivers and rocks, dwell in steady awareness of God, while humans alone, afflicted with self-consciousness, imagine ourselves apart.
Posted 5 months, 1 week ago

The whole world reacts negatively to loss. What wrong has loss done? If you

The whole world reacts negatively to loss. What wrong has loss done? If you ask God if he has any profit or loss, then God would tell you, 'You are looking at it from an illusory viewpoint, you are seeing ‘relative’ and that is why you see everything as a
Posted 5 months, 1 week ago

There, in the corner under the window—the window through which he thought h

There, in the corner under the window—the window through which he thought he saw movement before—was a slender white foot! Quinn’s heart froze in his chest and frightened bile began working its way up his esophagus. ~ "The Mirror
Posted 5 months, 1 week ago

But nothing is said of the closeness between two people: how they grew in t

But nothing is said of the closeness between two people: how they grew in the shade of each other's presence. No one speaks of that exchange of gift and character --- the way a person took on and recognized in himself the smile of a lover. Individuals are
Posted 5 months, 1 week ago

She had always loved the stars. But tonight, she felt as if they were watch

She had always loved the stars. But tonight, she felt as if they were watching her, waiting for her to fail.
Posted 5 months, 1 week ago