There is a pleasure in the pathless woods,
There is a rapture on the lonely shore,
There is society, where none intrudes,
By the deep Sea, and music in its roar
I love not Man the less, but Nature more.
Childe Harold’s Pilgrimage, 1812
…sunlight falls my wings open wide, there is a beauty here that I can’t deny…
Although the world is full of suffering,
it is also full of the overcoming of it.
Being solitary is being alone well: being alone luxuriously immersed in doings of your own choice, aware of the fullness of your won presence rather than of the absence of others. Because solitude is an achievement.
Miracle of 9/11, Dies of Heart Attack at Age 69
On September 11, 2001 Josephine Harris was in the North Tower of the World Trade Center when disaster struck. As she reached the area of stairwell B between the…
[OMG: Josephine’s story inspired me, and I’m so very sad she died]