I have been finding treasures in places I did not want to search. I have been hearing wisdom from tongues I did not want to listen. I have been finding beauty where I did not want to look. And I have learned so much from journeys I did not want to take. Forgive me, O … Continue reading Quote for Today: Suzy Kassem
Guard well within yourself that treasure, kindness. Know how to give without hesitation, how to lose without regret, how to acquire without meanness. --George Sand (Amantine-Lucile-Aurore Dupin) Image © brando.n with CCLicense
I have diligently disciplined my life to search out life’s gifts in the very places where society mistakenly says life stores its scraps. And I am constantly amazed that in the treasure trove that surrounds me, I stand in the company of so few. ―Craig D. Lounsbrough Public Domain Image via Max Pixel
A fine glass vase goes from treasure to trash, the moment it is broken. Fortunately, something else happens to you and me. Pick up your pieces. Then, help me gather mine. ―Vera Nazarian, The Perpetual Calendar of Inspiration Public Domain Image via Pixabay
The fig tree grows its flowers strangely inside out, concealed within the soft interior of the fruit. Erszébet imagines the fig's hidden fairy weight of seeds, grown in sweetness that is also a darkness. Like treasure in a cave. ―Jody Shields, The Fig Eater
Sleeping on a dragon's hoard with greedy, dragonish thoughts in his heart, he had become a dragon himself. ― C.S. Lewis, The Voyage of the "Dawn Treader"
Meet Ray Ives, who has been diving into the sea since 1965. For many years he was a professional diver working for salvage and oil companies. Now he devotes his time to underwater exploring and treasure seeking. He has a wonderful collection of things pulled from beneath the waters, some of it valuable, all of … Continue reading Salt of the Sea: Ray: A Life Underwater