Tag Archives: Paulo Coelho

Leaving Safe Harbor


“The ship is safest when it is in port, but that’s not what ships were built for.”

-Paulo Coelho



“And the ship plays on those sonorous harps, the shrouds and masts of ships”.

-Henry Wadsworth Longfellow




“A great ship asks deep waters.”

-George Herbert

Ship Prow, Amelia Island, Sunset

Know that you sail the seas of life
as the master of your own ship.

– Jonathan Lockwood Huie


“On a ship, knowing when to be silent is just as important as knowing when to speak.”

-J. Z. Colby

Closeup Ship

Wonder and Mystery

Wakefulness this new morning brought a deep feeling of wonder and mystery…

Beautiful sense of being immersed.

Sun streaming through the windows.

Warmth of knowing and not knowing.

There will be many wonders and mysteries today!

April 5

“It is the dim haze of mystery                                                               that adds enchantment to pursuit.”

-Antoine Rivarol

Lake McDonald, Storm Brewing with Effects copy

“The possession of knowledge does not kill the sense of wonder and mystery.  There is always more mystery.”

-Anais Nin

Blue Spot in Dark Sky with Dark Trees

“We have to be humble enough to understand that there is something called mystery.”

-Paulo Coelho

Our Woods

“I would rather live in a world where my life is surrounded by mystery than live in a world so small                                                 that my mind could comprehend it.”

-Harry Emerson Fosdick

Sunset Clouds over Tall Trees

“As I make my slow pilgrimage through the world, a certain sense of beautiful mystery seems to gather and grow.”

-A. C. Benson

Night Sky

“No sight is more provocative of awe than is the night sky.”

-Llewelyn Powys

Moon & Venus

“A man is a very small thing, and the night is very large and full of wonders.”

-Edward Plunkett