Tag Archives: poetry

The Miraculous in the Common

The invariable mark of wisdom is to see the miraculous in the common

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Greenery has returned in all its splendor to the lakes of Michigan.

Newburgh Lake, Michigan

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Night, the Beloved

Night, the beloved. Night, when words fade and things come alive. When the destructive analysis of day is done, and all that is truly important becomes whole and sound again. When man reassembles his fragmentary self and grows with the calm of a tree.

Antoine Saint Exupery

Newburgh Lake, Michigan

Sunday Solzhenitsyn: Inside Every Heart

If only it were all so simple! If only there were evil people somewhere insidiously committing evil deeds, and it were necessary only to separate them from the rest of us and destroy them. But the line dividing good and evil cuts through the heart of every human being. And who is willing to destroy a piece of his own heart?

Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

Photo Challenge: Magical Places…to the Invisible

Magical places are always beautiful and deserve to be contemplated.  Always stay on the bridge between the invisible and the visible
—Paulo Coehlo

Photo Challenge: Places  

Magical light in the wilderness forest of Michigan creates a tranquil harbor for the soul, north of the tempestuous Tacquahmenon River.

Tacquahmenon Park, Michigan

Tacquahmenon River, Michigan