Lily Pads

“The rose is the flower and handmaiden of love – the lily, her fair associate, is the emblem of beauty and purity.” Dorothea Dix


Beauty in Plants

“I grow plants for many reasons: to please my eye or to please my soul, to challenge the elements or to challenge my patience, for novelty or for nostalgia, but mostly for the joy in seeing them grow.” David Hobson

Life & the Sea

“Live in the sunshine. Swim the sea, drink the wild air .” Ralph Waldo Emerson



“I’m an ocean, because I’m really deep. If you search deep enough you can find rare exotic treasure.” Christina Aguilera



“God gives us not only the truth but also the ability to believe it; not only the new thing to see but also the new eye to see it with.” Peter Kreeft, Jesus Shock



“Sometimes, reaching out and taking someone’s hand is the beginning of a journey. At other times, it is allowing another to take yours.” Vera Nazarian, The Perpetual Calendar of Inspiration


Monkeys 2

“We must protect them (animals) and this land. If the animals die, this land dies. If this land dies, we die.”  Diane van der Westhuizen