Everything we touch and see is on loan.    Hold things wisely.    Paula D'Arcy

Everything we touch and see is on loan.

Hold things wisely.

Paula D'Arcy

Our deeper nature sees from an entirely different perspective.    Paula D'Arcy

Our deeper nature sees from an entirely different perspective.

Paula D'Arcy

Far beyond how things appear,    something vast waits to be known.    Paula D'Arcy

Far beyond how things appear,

something vast waits to be known.

Paula D'Arcy

Nothing is static.    Love is flowing through everything.    Paula D'Arcy

Nothing is static.

Love is flowing through everything.

Paula D'Arcy

Treat nothing casually,    Everything is here for us.    Paula D'Arcy

Treat nothing casually,

Everything is here for us.

Paula D'Arcy

There is a knowledge already within us, and all Nature reveals its wisdom.    Paula D'Arcy

There is a knowledge already within us, and all Nature reveals its wisdom.

Paula D'Arcy



Slow down and give your soul the stillness it needs.    Paula D'Arcy

Slow down and give your soul the stillness it needs.

Paula D'Arcy

Stillness is something we enter when we are ready.    Paula D'Arcy

Stillness is something we enter when we are ready.

Paula D'Arcy

We're alive here together,    asked to embody a great love.    A lesser love will not be enough.    Paula D' Arcy

We're alive here together,

asked to embody a great love.

A lesser love will not be enough.

Paula D' Arcy

Everything reaches out to us    in a language we barely speak.      Paula D' Arcy

Everything reaches out to us

in a language we barely speak.

Paula D' Arcy

Depending upon where we place our attention,    a very different conversation with life begins.    Paula D' Arcy

Depending upon where we place our attention,

a very different conversation with life begins.

Paula D' Arcy

Even as we lose ourselves in so many things, the silent earth emits her great summons.    Paula D'Arcy

Even as we lose ourselves in so many things, the silent earth emits her great summons.

Paula D'Arcy

So much would change if only we'd take care of one another.      Paula D' Arcy

So much would change if only we'd take care of one another.

Paula D' Arcy

Stop more often, and for longer moments.    Awaken within the small story of your life,    and go beyond it, as we must.    Paula D' Arcy

Stop more often, and for longer moments.

Awaken within the small story of your life,

and go beyond it, as we must.

Paula D' Arcy

No one knows what lies ahead...    We can only be present to where we are.      Paula D' Arcy

No one knows what lies ahead...

We can only be present to where we are.

Paula D' Arcy

Let Nature take you to the mystery of things.   Paula D'Arcy

Let Nature take you to the mystery of things.

Paula D'Arcy

There is great brokeness in the world and greater still, an undeniable light moving in all things.    Paula D' Arcy

There is great brokeness in the world and greater still, an undeniable light moving in all things.

Paula D' Arcy

Both shadow and light teach.      Paula D' Arcy

Both shadow and light teach.

Paula D' Arcy

We are here as part of a larger story.      Paula D' Arcy

We are here as part of a larger story.

Paula D' Arcy

Safety and Peace  We alone can make the changes to bring them to our world.    Paula D' Arcy

Safety and Peace

We alone can make the changes to bring them to our world.

Paula D' Arcy

No one owns this Love;  We carry it together.    Paula D' Arcy

No one owns this Love;

We carry it together.

Paula D' Arcy


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