The Meaning of Life

In every walk with Nature, one receives far more than one seeks. ~John Muir

She is an Angel Wing Begonia, received as a gift, and has a name passed down through years of clippings and rootings. Several of her stems are rooting in my window. As I glanced at one, just as the sun was setting behind it, I noticed its translucent, sparkling beauty robed in veins of life. Silently living yet speaking.

To live without speaking is better than to speak without living. For the former who lives rightly does good even by his silence but the latter does no good even when he speaks. When words and life correspond to one another they are together the whole of philosophy. ~Abba Isadore of Pelusia, 5th c.

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