Author Archives: ATS

The Waves of Passing Time

“All the world is full of suffering. It is also full of overcoming.” – Helen Keller Photo credit: hiking2christ.org THE WAVES OF PASSING TIME   Can the mountain brook rolling down the hill calm our minds with its rhythmic humming? … Continue reading

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Waves of Love

“Kindness is the language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see.” – Mark Twain WAVES OF LOVE   When love fills every cell of your heart, I’m speaking of Agate, not the romantic kind, let your Soul … Continue reading

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Today I Stand

“The important thing is not to stop questioning. Curiosity has its own reason for existing. One cannot help but be in awe when he contemplates the mysteries of eternity, of life, of the marvelous structure of reality. It is enough … Continue reading

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She Stole My Soul

“Keep close to Nature’s heart… and break clear away, once in awhile, and climb a mountain or spend a week in the woods. Wash your spirit clean.” – John Muir Photo credit: National Geographic Gallery SHE STOLE MY SOUL   … Continue reading

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A New Day

“Not until we are lost do we begin to understand ourselves. – Henry David Thoreau Photo by Paul Bica A NEW DAY   And when we awaken at last from the nightmare that shattered our heart, still with a sleepy … Continue reading

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Mountains of Lies

“Marriage is not a noun; it’s a verb. It isn’t something you get. It’s something you do. It’s the way you love your partner every day.” –  Barbara De Angelis MOUNTAINS OF LIES   When you lose the love with … Continue reading

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Like a River

“Love recognizes no barriers. It jumps hurdles, leaps fences, penetrates walls to arrive at its destination full of hope.” – Maya Angelou Photo credit: bing.com Glacier National Park LIKE A RIVER   Like a mountain stream with its winding journey … Continue reading

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The Animal Soul

“Dogs are our link to paradise. They don’t know evil or jealousy or discontent. To sit with a dog on a hillside on a glorious afternoon is to be back in Eden, where doing nothing was not boring–it was peace.” … Continue reading

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Canvas of Life

“Let us be kind to one another, for most of us are fighting a hard battle.” – Ian MacLaren  Art credit: fineartamerica.com CANVAS OF LIFE   The comfort of a gloomy morning, its grayness like a canvas hanging in the … Continue reading

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Yosemite’s Heartbeat

“Climb the mountains and get their good tidings. Nature’s peace will flow into you as sunshine flows into trees. The winds will blow their own freshness into you, and the storms their energy, while cares will drop away from you like … Continue reading

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