Some people could be given an entire field of roses and only see the thorns in it.
Others could be given a single weed and only see the wildflower in it.
Perception is a key component to gratitude
and gratitude a key component to joy.
Diplomacy is the art of winning without having the other person lose. —Anon
Here is a photo from Mt. Rigi in Switzerland.
It had snowed the night before and it was great walking down between the white frozen trees.
(c) William Kling (2019)
Living healthy doesn’t make you live longer,
it just seems that way.
Photo: Ghost Gum at Sunset. (c) Sam Gross, circa 1950
Winter must be cold, for those with no warm memories.
Photo: Ghost Gum in Palm Valley, James Ranges, Northern Territory, Australia.
(c) Marie Trudinger 1955
It is a common experience that a problem difficult at night
is resolved in the morning after the committee of sleep has worked on it.
US author John Steinbeck.
Photo: South-west Tasmania. (c) D. Trudinger, circa 1985.
Insight often comes during moments of peaceful contemplation.
Photo: Lake Louise, Canada. (c) Marie Trudinger , 1987.