We give of ourselves when we give gifts of the mind: ideas, dreams, purposes, ideals, principles, plans, inventions, projects, poetry.
We give of ourselves when we give gifts of the spirit: prayer, vision, beauty, aspiration, peace, faith.
We give of ourselves when we give the gift of words: encouragement, inspiration, guidance.
Emerson said it well: "Rings and jewels are not gifts, but apologies for gifts. The only true gift is a portion of thyself."
-Wilferd A. Peterson, 1900-1995
Life has been crazy being back to work full time and taking care of the retreat house. I'll surface again soon...I promise! ;)
enjoy the blossoms of spring that are popping up everywhere!