There is an emanation from the heart

which cannot be described,

but is immediately felt and puts

the stranger at his ease.

~Washington Irving


Gratitude unlocks the fullness of life.
It turns what we have into enough...

.........and more.

It turns denial into acceptance,
chaos to order, confusion to clarity.

It can turn a meal into a feast,

a house into a home,

a stranger into a friend.

~Melody Beattie


Don't be satisfied with stories,

how things have gone with others.

Unfold your own myth.
~Rumi


May my life be like a great

hospitable tree, and may

weary wanderers find in

me a rest.

~John Henry Jowett


Thursday, 22 January 2015

The Merton College Library

"After nourishment, shelter and companionship, 
stories are the thing we need most in the world."
~Philip Pullman, Graduate of Exeter College Oxford
And author of 'Northern Lights', also known as
'The Golden Compass' in the U.S.

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