Tree roots with vines growing around them on a hiking trail

When we worship happiness and demand that the universe serve our every whim, we become blind to our abundance. Indeed, happiness becomes utterly impossible. We crave more and richer food, but cannot taste the morsels in our mouths. We become so preoccupied with the question of what’s next that we fail to ask where, what, and who we are. - Matthew Steel

Weaving and unweaving of ourselves, Cat fur

"that continual vanishing away, that strange perpetual weaving and unweaving of ourselves."

-Pater The Renaissance

Mossy rocks and skyline in Middlesex Fells

"You must live in the present, launch yourself on every wave, find your eternity in each moment." - Henry David Thoreau

Jenna in a beautiful red dress sitting on a waterfall surrounded by rock.

"There is a vitality, a life force, an energy, a quickening that is translated through you into action, and because there is only one of you in all of time, this expression is unique. And if you block it, it will never exist through any other medium and it will be lost. The world will not have it."