“The root of ‘spirit’ is the Latin spirare, to breathe. Whatever lives on the breath, then, must have its spiritual dimension.”

—Jane Hirshfield


“What makes the desert beautiful,” said the little prince, “is that somewhere it hides a well …”

—Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, The Little Prince

Hidden Well

“I think the real miracle is not to walk either on water or in thin air, but to walk on earth.”

—Thích Nhâ’t Hạnh