"Fear is the screen that hides from our view the friendship native to the wild heart. Wildness is only a form of fear, for when kindness and patience have penetrated the veil, we see unmistakable evidence of the love in all forms of life."Fear is the screen
"When a wealth of heavenly good is wrapped up in that one word, friend. It gets interwoven one way or another with everything that is right and desirable in life."When a wealth of
(Duke) "Once in while I have reached the place where peace was close at hand that I knew where to seek it at last. It was when I forget myself, and as someone said, look through nature to nature‚ as God."
Eeny, Meeny, Miney, Mo and Still-Mo pg. 38Once in a while
"The enemies to our happiness are more in the nature of mistakes, errors, superstitions, fears — things that have no power or substance except that which we give them in ignorance."The enemies to our
"My inclination, after years of observation, is never to charge anything to chance in nature. It is all cause and effect. Intelligence, often a higher order then what we call reasoning, guides the people of the forest."
A Tippy Canoe and Canada TooMy inclination
"Many and beautiful are the gifts of spring, not the least of which is the silent suggestion of the omnipotence of life."Many and beautiful are
"Who has not stood at the glorious moment when it seems that God Himself has called him (or her) by name and directed him (or her) to an important task?"
Too Much Salt and Pepper‚ pg. 218Who has not stood
"A childhood has another quality which we really should never surrender. It clings to no yesterdays."
A Tippy Canoe and Canada Too‚ pg. 166A childhood has another
"I am often led to speculate on the evidence of Divine design there is even in the small events of our lives."
Tippy Canoe and Canada Too‚ pg. 157I am often led
"One of the inexplicable things in nature, at least to our present limited understanding, is the strange faculty of instinct found in both animals and men. In men instinct has been smothered and lost in self-consciousness and, with questionable benefit at times, compromised with reason."One of the inexplicable