14 July 2010

as the crow flies

as the crow flies, originally uploaded by McBeth.

Just as language has no longer anything in common with the thing it names, so the movements of most of the people who live in cities have lost their connection with the earth; they hang, as it were, in the air, hover in all directions, and find no place where they can settle.

-- Rainer Maria Rilke

12 July 2010

lent embraces

holding steady, originally uploaded by McBeth.

There are unknown forces in nature; when we give ourselves wholly to her, without reserve, she lends them to us; she shows us these forms, which our watching eyes do not see, which our intelligence does not understand or suspect.

-- August Rodin


helliwell sunset, originally uploaded by McBeth.

Someday the sun is going to shine down on me in some faraway place.

-- Mahalia Jackson

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