Monday, August 31, 2009

faith


Something happens in the mind and heart of a person who stares hell directly in the face yet is able to defeat it. Such a deep and raw beauty emerges. After such an experience, life carries with it a sweetness and a peace no matter what challenges may arise. I don't know that I can really explain this concept with words, it might simply have to be lived, but I think this quote does a pretty good job conveying the message. (I found the quote today on one of my favorite blogs, Apples for Poppy Anne - thank you Erin!)

I'm back from vacation and I have a lot of catching up to do. Thank you to everyone who wished me a happy birthday....they really do keep getting sweeter and sweeter every year.

4 comments:

  1. "Faith is holding on to something which doubt is theoritically possilbe. It's believing in things that are unseen."

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  2. Beautiful!
    I adore your blog. and art.
    Another similar quote that I love is "then, when it seems we will never smile again, life comes back." I find comfort in that reminder.
    Wonderful and I am so glad you enjoy my blog.
    e.

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  3. I can't tell you enough how much your blog is blessing me in such deep ways. This blog is a treasure. I'm so happy I found it. The depth you bring out and the questions that you make me ask myself are amazing. By the way, I asked in an earlier post if I could use a picture of yours but I wanted to mention it here in case you missed it because it was on an older post...
    Thanks!

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  4. Your blog just flat out makes me smile...and the quote reminds me of one of my fave childhood books called "Hope for the Flowers" by Trina Paulus.

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