...the Government of the United States, which gives to bigotry no sanction, to persecution no assistance, requires only that they who live under its protection should demean themselves as good citizens in giving it on all occasions their effectual support. Geo. Washington Feb. 22, 1732

Each time a man stands up for an ideal, or acts to improve the lot of others, or strikes out against injustice, he sends forth a tiny ripple of hope, and crossing each other from a million different centers of energy and daring, those ripples build a current that can sweep down the mightiest walls of oppression and resistance.
Robert Kennedy, South Africa 1966.

Sunday, June 11, 2017


"Were I to be the founder of a new sect, I would call them Apiarians, and, after the example of the bee, advise them to extract the honey of every sect."  

- Thomas Jefferson

We have two ears and one mouth so that we can listen twice as much as we speak.

Change your heart to change the world.
~ Shams Tabrizi

If you have much, give of your wealth;
If you have little, give of your Heart.
~ Rumi

Love's path is outside of all religious sects.
~ Rumi

Don't let the sorrows of your past & the fear of future ruin your present.
~ unknown

How beautiful to find a heart that loves you,
Without asking you for anything, but to be okay.
~ K. Gibran

“Ever since happiness heard your name, it has been running through the streets trying to find you.”
― Hafez

As knowledge increases, wonder deepens.
~Charles Morgan

“The real things haven't changed. It is still best to be honest and truthful; to make the most of what we have; to be happy with simple pleasures; and have courage when things go wrong.”
― Laura Ingalls Wilder

{Kansas-based photographer David Lane
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