Fandango’s Flashback Friday: Little Things This is something I've posted many times. LITTLE THINGS I love this quote from my Patron Saint, Therese of Lisieux, whose feast we celebrate today:"Pick up a pin for the love of God, and you may save a soul."How right, how wise! We may not be called to do great things,but we can do … Continue reading Fandango’s Flashback Friday: Little Things

Thursday Is Art Day: May 20

Post from old blog. Connecting a Picture and a Quote I always connect this Garth Williams illustration from Little House in the Big Woods, by Laura Ingalls Wilder with these words from Walden, by Henry David Thoreau:"I would rather sit on a pumpkin and have it all to myself, than be crowded on a velvet cushion."If Laura … Continue reading Thursday Is Art Day: May 20

A Piece Of Writing I’ve Loved For Years (Slightly Edited) This was originally posted on one of my old blogs in 2014. I've loved the following essay since I came across a condensed version of it over thirty years ago. I've read it often since then. "A person can never get true greatness by trying for it. You get it when you're not looking … Continue reading A Piece Of Writing I’ve Loved For Years (Slightly Edited)