The daisy follows soft the sun by Emily Dickinson

The daisy follows soft the sun, And when his golden walk is done, Sits shyly at his feet. He, waking, finds the flower near. “Wherefore, marauder, art thou here?” “Because, sir, love is sweet!” We are the flower, Thou the sun! Forgive us, if as days decline, We nearer steal to Thee, — Enamoured of […]

“A Little While, A Little While…” by Emily Jane Brontë

A little while, a little while, The weary task is put away, And I can sing and I can smile, Alike, while I have holiday. Why wilt thou go, my harassed heart, What thought, what scene invites thee now? What spot, or near or far, Has rest for thee, my weary brow? There is a […]

To Me, Fair Friend, You Never Can Be Old – William Shakespeare

 To Me, Fair Friend, You Never Can Be Old   To me, fair friend, you never can be old, For as you were when first your eye I ey’d, Such seems your beauty still. Three winters cold, Have from the forests shook three summers’ pride, Three beauteous springs to yellow autumn turn’d, In process of […]

From The Philosopher’s Stone by Hans Christian Andersen

From The Philosopher’s Stone by Hans Christian Andersen   Now she heard the following words sadly sung,— “Life is a shadow that flits away In a night of darkness and woe.” But then would follow brighter thoughts: “Life has the rose’s sweet perfume With sunshine, light, and joy.” And if one stanza sounded painfully— “Each […]

There Is A Gentle Thought by Dante Alighieri

There is a gentle thought that often springs to life in me, because it speaks of you. Its reasoning about love’s so sweet and true, the heart is conquered, and accepts these things. ‘Who is this’ the mind enquires of the heart, ‘who comes here to seduce our intellect? Is his power so great we […]

Fairy Song by Louisa May Alcott

Fairy Song                            by Louisa May Alcott The moonlight fades from flower and rose And the stars dim one by one; The tale is told, the song is sung, And the Fairy feast is done. The night-wind rocks the sleeping flowers, And sings […]

Best Flower Quotes to Inspire Growth

Ralph Waldo Emerson once said, “Many eyes go through the meadow, but few see the flowers in it.” It’s easy to get caught up in all of the noise and chaos that surrounds us daily—we often forget to stop and appreciate the beautiful (often little) things that are consumed by the noise. Even though we’re […]

Gratitude Quotes to Bring Joy to Every Day

Rumi “Wear gratitude like a cloak, and it will feed every corner of your life.” It’s always important to reflect on all of the blessings you have. When gathered around the Thanksgiving table, most families reserve at least a minute or two to express thankful they are and why. And with good reason: Gratitude is something that […]

Nature Quotes That Will Inspire You to Keep Getting Outside

“…and then, I have nature and art and poetry, and if that is not enough, what is enough?” Vincent van Gogh   This past year, we’ve definitely discovered new ways to enjoy (or survive) staying inside. Complicated puzzles littered our kitchen tables and we found unique ways to entertain our children, amongst many other creative ways we passed […]