Leaves and Petals

  May our heart's garden of awakening bloom with hundreds of flowers. ~Thich Nhat Hanh

We find that connection when the window of the heart opens, allowing us to bask in the warmth and openness that is our deepest nature. ~ John Welwood

A flower is like a soul, it opens to the sun. ~Robyn Nola

Some of us think that holding on makes us strong; but sometimes it is letting go. ~Herman Hesse


In solitude, we are least alone. ~Lord Byron

Now don't think that awakening is the end. Awakening is the end of seeking, the end of the seeker, but it is the beginning of a life lived from your true nature. ~Adyashanti

Where flowers bloom, so does hope. ~ Lady Bird Johnson

The outward spring and garden are a reflection of the inward garden. ~Rumi

 We must enhance the light, not fight the darkness. ~Aharaon David Gordon

The moment one gives close attention to anything, even a blade of grass, it becomes a mysterious, awesome, indescribably magnificent world in itself. ~Henry Miller

 If we could see the miracle of a single flower clearly, our whole like would change. ~ Buddha

Blossom by blossom the spring begins. ~Algernon Swinburne


Find the seed at the bottom of your heart and bring forth a flower. ~Shigenori Kameoka

   It is at the edge of a petal the love waits. ~William Carlos Williams

 It's not what you're looking at that matters, its what you see. ~Henry David Thoreau

Not he who has little, but he who wishes more, is poor. ~Seneca