the higher we soar

. . . the smaller we appear to those who cannot fly

~ friedrich nietzsche

SIERRA CLUB DAILY RAY OF HOPE 7/28/2017
photo by billy frank, jr,
nisqually national wildlife refuge, washington

loneliness is the poverty of self

. . . solitude,  richness of self

~ may sarton

sierra club daily ray of hope, 6/5/17
photo white-crowned sparrow in albuquerque, nm by michele weisz

where there’s hope . . .

there’s life
it fills us with fresh courage
it makes us strong again

~ anne frank

sierra club daily ray of hope, 1/27/2017 photo by fred moore, escalante, utah

sierra club daily ray of hope, 1/27/2017
photo by fred moore, escalante, utah

horizon leans forward

. . . offering you space
to place new steps of change

~ maya angelou

sierra club daily ray of hope 12/27/2016 photo by rick derevan, shelter cove, CA

sierra club daily ray of hope, 12/27/2016
photo by rick derevan, shelter cove, CA

come, read to me some poem

some simple & heartfelt lay
that shall soothe this restless feeling
and banish thoughts of the day

~ henry wadsworth longfellow

sierra club daily ray of hope, 11/30/16 photo by elizabeth haslam, kaktovik, alaska

sierra club daily ray of hope, 11/30/16
photo by elizabeth haslam, kaktovik, alaska

hope is the thing with feathers

. . . that perches in the soul
and sings the tune without the words
and never stops at all

~ emily dickinson

sierra club daily ray of hope , 8/5/16 photo by tracey adams, atascadero, CA

sierra club daily ray of hope , 8/5/16
photo by tracey adams, atascadero, CA