Be who you are. Do not cloak yourself in the trappings of others because you are led to believe their path is more correct. Be who you are, who you were designed to be. Your path is soft and right before you. Do not change colors like the chameleon just because the people and surroundings around you change. Be who you are, always from a position of love ~ Alan Falstreau
“If the private life of the sea could ever be transposed onto paper, it would talk not about rivers or rain or glaciers or of molecules of oxygen and hydrogen, but of the millions of encounters its waters have shared with creatures of another nature.” ― Federico Chini, The Sea Of Forgotten Memories
"The true inner self must be drawn up like a jewel from the bottom of the sea, rescued from confusion, from indistinction, from immersion in the common, the nondescript, the trivial, the sordid, the evanescent" - Seeds of Contemplation, Thomas Merton (ph. by Alexandra Antoce)
"More shocking, though, was that we also looked at young girls ... and these ... girls ages 9-11 - and we found that 48% were vitamin D deficient at the end of the winter. And 17% remained vitamin D deficient at the end of the summer because of wearing all the sun protection." --Michael Holick.[ Great Article with Holick and Mike Adams]: www.naturalnews.c...
This young girl’s positivity is so inspiring! At Voss Foundation, we aim to help girls like her stay in school and grow to become empowered women. Monika Ettlin: Africa | Beautiful smiling Ethiopian girl, as she carries a heavy load of water home | © Peace Corps, via Flickr water.org
2 such sweet butterflies!!! wouldn't it be fab to know the year? house in background looks like NY suburb? their names? how did their lives turn out? but precious pin!!!!!