There are only two ways to live your life. One is as though nothing were a miracle. The other is as though everything were a miracle. -Albert Einstein
Wednesday, October 1, 2008
miracles miracles everywhere
I try to keep in mind as the seasons change that everything is still the first time for Annie. Today is the coolest day we've had, and when I took her outside the breeze was cold on her cheeks and I saw her eyes light up . . . imagine living in a world still holding such surprises! One day there is golden sunshine and the next a cold blue breeze . . . the tree outside your window suddenly puts on shocking red pajamas, and then he shakes himself and is naked! Bright little bowls of color burst out of the ground all around, until one day flowers are replaced by giant orange glowing balls . . . yesterday you played in warm green grass, today the sky is dropping water on your cheeks.
I find myself in a book jam. I have too many good books started at the same time, and when I have time to read I can't decide which ...
Today the earth is pressed against this wide white emptiness and there is still this gap in me, this hesitation. I've been thinking a...