“To find the universal elements enough; to find the air and the water exhilarating; to be refreshed by a morning walk or an evening saunter… to be thrilled by the stars at night; to be elated over a bird’s nest or a wildflower in spring – these are some of the rewards of the simple life.”—John Burroughs
I can’t fully express how excited I am that I get to go to Haiti this summer with a team from my church! It’s what I was made to be doing - sharing Jesus with people, becoming smaller as He becomes greater.
“Those who contemplate the beauty of the earth find reserves of strength that will endure as long as life lasts. There is something infinitely healing in the repeated refrains of nature - the assurance that dawn comes after night, and spring after winter.”—Rachel Carson
“This is what one thirsts for, I realize, after the smallness of the day, of work, of details, of intimacy - even of communication, one thirsts for the magnitude of universality of a night full of stars, pouring into one like a fresh tide.”—Anne Morrou Lindbergh