Archive for July, 2016

Yellow roses, Carrington

We need beauty because it makes us ache to be worthy of it.

Mary Oliver


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Cottage garden 2

Whenever you create beauty around you,
you are restoring your own soul.

Mary Oliver

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Down the Stream for Blog

Love beauty – it is the shadow of God
over the universe.

Gabriela Mistral

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A garland splendid

Flowers . . . are a proud assertion
that a ray of beauty outvalues
all the utilities of the world.

Ralph Waldo Emerson, 1844

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Billabong, 3

Beauty is the promise of happiness


Winter’s biting cold and bitter westerly winds have created a bleak landscape. Nature is shrinking in upon itself as it rests before the arrival of spring. Instead of complaining about the weather, I’ll focus this month on the theme of ‘beauty.’ Enjoy these five installments.

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