no. 86

“She turned to the sunlightAnd shook her yellow head, And whispered to her neighbor: "Winter is dead.” ~A.A. Milne, When We Were Very Young*

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no. 77

"They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old:Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn. At the going down of the sun and in the morning We will remember them." ~Laurence Binyon From:: For the Fallen*

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no. 69

“And so with the sunshine and the great bursts of leaves growing on the trees, just as things grow in fast movies, I had that familiar conviction that life was beginning over again with the summer.”
~F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby

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no. 65

“Sometimes I needonly to stand wherever I am to be blessed.” ~ Mary Oliver, Evidence: Poems

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no. 61

“What breaks in daybreak? Is it the night? Is it the sun, cracked in two by the horizon like an egg, spilling out light?”
~ Margaret Atwood

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no. 53

“And above all, watch with glittering eyes the whole world around you because the greatest secrets are always hidden in the most unlikely places. Those who don't believe in magic will never find it.”~Roald Dahl

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no. 49

"She had only to stand in the orchard, to put her hand on a little crab tree and look up at the apples, to make you feel the goodness of planting and tending and harvesting at last."~ Willa Cather

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no. 41

"Wherever they go, and whatever happens to them on the way, in that enchanted place on the top of the forest, a little boy and his Bear will always be playing."
A.A. Milne

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no. 31

"I do not at all understand the mystery of grace - only that it meets us where we are but does not leave us where it found us."

~Anne Lamott

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no. 27

Everything is blooming most recklessly; if it were voices instead of colors, there would be an unbelievable shrieking into the heart of the night. ~ Rainer Maria Rilke

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no. 19

"November comes 
And November goes, 
With the last red berries 
And the first white snows.

With night coming early, 
And dawn coming late, 
And ice in the bucket 
And frost by the gate.

The fires burn 
And the kettles sing, 
And earth sinks to rest 
Until next spring."

-  Elizabeth Coatsworth

 

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no. 15

We invite you to respond to the above challenge quote, we would love to see your interpretation, feel free to leave a link to your page in the comments, notice that there is a link just above where you fill in your comment that says, "My response is on my own website", click on that to leave your link :-), easy peasy.

we have been absolutely loving all your responses so far and are honoured that you have felt moved to participate.

 

no. 11

"Then swing your window open, the one with the fresh air and good eastern light and watch for wings, edges, new beginnings." ~Monique Duval

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