Follow your bliss and the universe will open doors where there were only walls. -Joseph Campbell
If opportunity doesn’t knock, build a door. Milton Berle
Go on over to the August Jewish Book Carnival! This month it is being hostedby Yael Shahar at Memory & Redeption. There are great posts in this month’s event!
Medalists arrive back in Israel!
“Nazi ‘gold train’ dig in Poland may
finally separate fact from fiction.”
“Jewish swimmer, Anthony Ervin, becomes oldest individual swimming Gold Medalist.”
“Muslim American Medalist: The America I love is Inclusive.”
“The opposite of love is not hate, it’s indifference.” Elie Wiesel
“There may be times when we are powerless to prevent injustice, but there must never be a time when we fail to protest.” Elie Wiesel
Elie Wiesel has died. My heart is filled with such sadness. What a loss for humanity.
A”H Rest in Peace, Elie Wiesel.
Through the dancing poppies stole A breeze most softly lulling to my soul. -John Keats
This scene was captured last year. The poppy reserve has not fared well, this season, due to rains that began too late to nurture the poppies into blooming.
Look at the cherry blossoms!
Their color and scent fall with them.
Are gone forever, yet mindless.
The spring comes again. -Ikkyu
The beautiful spring came; and when Nature resumes her loveliness, the human soul is apt to revive also. Harriet -Ann Jacobs
Sorry for the update…I forgot to include the author’s name in the poem.
These are three scenes from a local park, taken during the summer. The middle scene shows a stream running through the park, which eventually flows into the L.A. River.
The park has a fantastic walking path. I have walked it numerous times.
How does it happen that the birds sing, that snow melts, that the rose unfolds, that the dawn whitens behind the stark shapes of trees on the quivering summit of the hill?