Another world is not only possible, she is on her way

Another world is not only possible, she is on her way

To love. To be loved. To never forget your own insignificance. To never get used to the unspeakable violence and the vulgar disparity of life around you. To seek joy in the saddest places. To pursue beauty to its lair. To never simplify what is complicated or complicate what is simple. To respect strength, never … Continue reading

It will have its own – Mary Webb; poet

It will have its own – Mary Webb; poet

  For the love of nature is a passion for those in whom it once lodges. It can never be quenched. It cannot change. It is a furious, burning, physical greed, as well as a state of mystical exaltation. It will have its own. Mary Webb from The House in Dormer Forest (circa 1921) The Mary … Continue reading

Your faults will drop off like dead leaves when their time comes

Your faults will drop off like dead leaves when their time comes

“You will find it less easy to unroot faults than to choke them by gaining virtues. Do not think of your faults, still less of others faults; in every person who comes near you look for what is good and strong; honour that; rejoice in it and as you can, try to imitate it; and … Continue reading