From the sea.

December 26, 2008

saltandpepper

But it must not be sought for or–heaven forbid!–dug for.  No, no dredging of the sea bottom here.  That would defeat one’s purpose.  The sea does not reward those who are too anxious, too greedy, or too impatient.  To dig for treasures shows not only impatience and greed, but lack of faith.  Patience, patience, patience, is what the sea teaches.  Patience and faith.  One should lie empty, open, choiceless as the beach–waiting for a gift from the sea.

-Anne Morrow Lindberg from Gift from the Sea

Image via Samantha Lamb.

XO, me


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