quote du jour ~thurman – whatever may be…

Whatever may be the tensions and the stresses of a particular day, there is always lurking close at hand the trailing beauty of forgotten joy or unremembered peace.

~Howard Thurman

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quote du jour ~Lesser

How strange that the nature of life is change, yet the nature of human beings is to resist change. And how ironic that the difficult times we fear might ruin us are the very ones that can break us open and help us blossom into who we were meant to be.
~Elizabeth Lesser

Mysterious Paper Sculptures (via Tales From An Open Book)

I love the magic and mystery created by these paper sculptures….

Mysterious Paper Sculptures It all started in March at one of Edinburgh's libraries.  It seems the people at the Scottish Poetry Library came across a quirky and beautiful paper sculpture tree left on one of their tables. No one new who'd left it, but it was addressed to the library's twitter account name and contained a short thank you that read: It started with your name @byleaveswelive and became a tree.… … We know that a library is so much more than a building full of … Read More

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quote du jour ~Clegg

Each of us possesses a creative self. Claiming that is a transformational art. When you begin to act on your creativity, what you find inside may be more valuable than what you produce for the external world. The ultimate creative act is to express what is most authentic and individual about you.
~Eileen M. Clegg