“Flowers … are sunshine, food and medicine for the soul.” ~Luther Burbank
“All things bright and beautiful, all creatures great and small,
All things wise and wonderful; the Lord God made them all.”
~ Cecil Francis Alexander
“… find out where joy resides, and give it a voice far beyond singing. For to miss the joy is to miss all.” ~Robert Louis Stevenson
Every day in Northwest Tennessee we are seeing gradual signs that Spring is on its way.
“There is something infinitely healing in the repeated refrains of nature — the assurance that dawn comes after night, and spring after winter.” ~Rachel Carson
I like to go walking in the morning when the morning glories are in full bloom. They are one of the little wildflowers that always seem to make my heart feel glad.
“Love the simple joys of life that put a smile upon your face, a light in your eyes and happiness in your heart.” ~Unknown
“A work of arte; and yet no arte of man,
Can worke, this worke, these little creatures can”
~ Geffrey Whitney, 1586.
White is not a mere absence of color; it is a shining and affirmative thing, as fierce as red, as definite as black. God paints in many colors; but He never paints so gorgeously, I had almost said so gaudily, as when He paints in white. ~G. K. Chesterton