Thought for today may 25th 2015

Dawn Beach St. Maarten

Today I choose life.
Every morning when I wake up I can choose joy,
happiness, negativity, pain…
To feel the freedom that comes from being able to continue to make mistakes and choices –
today I choose to feel life, not to deny my humanity but embrace it.

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Thought for today may 23rd 2015


The practice of forgiveness is our most important contribution
to the healing of the world.

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Symbolism of the Rose


To the fabulous four! I just love this post about the symbolism of the rose with all the beautiful poetry and all the lovely images to go with it. I would like to share it with my readers. Thank you! Wishing you a great weekend! Hugs! Veraiconica

Originally posted on The World according to Dina:

Even Bookfayries need a holiday. So we happily let our dear Master write about the symbolism of the rose, as he knows much more about symbolism as we do.

Auch Buchfeen benötigen Ferien! Also haben wir heute unserem Masterchen das Feld überlassen, da er sich eh besser als wir in der Symbolik auskennt.


The Rose

These remarks about the sybolism of the rose are dedicated to Pia Scheiring, this Pia, who assiduously is commenting here and gave me the definite book about the rose “The Rose” by David Austin, the most famous English cultivator of roses.

Die Rose

Meine Studie zur Symbolik der Rose ist Pia Scheiring gewidmet,  ja genau, der Pia, die hier fleißig kommentiert und mir das hervorragende Standardwerk “The Rose” von David Austin, dem berühmtesten Rosenzüchter Englands, schenkte.

Goethe like always in love, this time with Friederike Brion, wrote one of his most famous poems 1799, which…

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Thought for today may 22nd 2015


The true secret of happiness lies
in taking a genuine interest in all the details of daily life.

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Thought for today may 21st 2015

Rhapsody in Blue:Rose:玫瑰花

Love is like a beautiful flower which I may not touch,
but whose fragrance makes the garden a place of delight just the same.

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