“And I speak of spiritual suffering! Of people seeing their talent, their work, their lives wasted. Of good minds submitting to stupid ones. Of strength and courage strangled by envy, greed for power, fear of change. Change is freedom, change is life.” Ursula K. Le Guin, The Dispossessed
“Champagne arrived in flûtes on trays, and we emptied them with gladness in our hearts… for when feasts are laid and classical music is played, where champagne is drunk once the sun has sunk and the season of summer is alive in spicy bloom, and beautiful women fill the room, and are generous with laughter and smiles… these things fill men’s hearts with joy and remind one that life’s bounty is not always fleeting but can be captured, and enjoyed. It is in writing about this scene that I relive this night in my soul.” Roman Payne, Rooftop Soliloquy
“Heaven is under our feet, as well as over our heads.” Henry David Thoreau Walden
“Lord, make me now
As happy as the field.
With flowers enriched…” Eileen A. Soper
“The journey to a thousand stars is not too far a journey in the quest to have true love abiding in a pure heart.” C. Joybell C.
“The very least you can do in your life is to figure out what you hope for. And the most you can do is live inside that hope. Not admire it from a distance but live right in it, under its roof. ” Barbara Kingsolver
Even before we met and long after we’re both gone, my heart lives inside of yours. I’m forever and ever in love with you.” Crystal Woods