There is still much that is fair

Copyright 2017 by R.A. Robbins

“The world is indeed full of peril, and in it there are many dark places; but still there is much that is fair, and though in all lands love is now mingled with grief, it grows perhaps the greater.”
― J.R.R. Tolkien, The Fellowship of the Ring

where there’s life there’s hope

Yellow and White
Copyright 2015 by R.A. Robbins

“However bad life may seem, there is always something you can do and succeed at. Where there’s life, there’s hope.” — Stephen Hawking

 

enjoying the roses

Copyright 2016 by R.A. Robbins

. “One of the most tragic things I know about human nature is that all of us tend to put off living. We are all dreaming of some magical rose garden over the horizon — instead of enjoying the roses that are blooming outside our windows today.” — Dale Carnegie

healing in the repeated refrains of nature

Copyright 2017 by R.A. Robbins

 “There is something infinitely healing in the repeated refrains of nature—the assurance that dawn comes after night, and spring after winter.” — Rachel Carson

in celebration of the vernal equinox

Image Copyright 2017 by R.A. Robbins

Oh, what a catastrophe for man when he cuts himself off from the rhythm of the year, from his unison with the sun and the earth.  Oh, what a catastrophe, what a maiming of love when it was a personal, merely personal feeling, taken away from the rising and the setting of the sun, and cut off from the magic connection of the solstice and the equinox! — D. H. Lawrence

 

Our human compassion binds us one to the other…

Copyright 2017 by R.A. Robbins
Copyright 2017 by R.A. Robbins

“Our human compassion binds us the one to the other – not in pity or patronizingly, but as human beings who have learnt how to turn our common suffering into hope for the future.” – Nelson Mandela

Hope can take on a life of it’s own

Copyright 2015 by R.A. Robbins

“You may not always have a comfortable life and you will not always be able to solve all of the world’s problems at once but don’t ever underestimate the importance you can have because history has shown us that courage can be contagious and hope can take on a life of its own.” – Michelle Obama

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