First you need only look: Notice and honour the radience of everything about you... Play in this universe. Tend to all these shining things around you: The smallest plant, the creatures and objects in your care. Be gentle and nurture. Listen...

-Anne Hillman


Beware of the person who can't be bothered by details.

-William Feather


Every blade of grass has it's Angel that bends over it and whispers 'Grow, grow'

-The Talmud


True wisdom consists in not departing from nature but in molding ourselves according to her laws


To be a Star

To be a star, you must shine your own light, follow your own path, and dont worry about the darkness, for that is when stars shine the brightest



The least movement is of importance to all nature. The entire ocean is affected by a pebble.

-Blaise Pascal


Keep your face always toward the sunshine - and shadows will fall behind you
-Walt Whitman

The Location of the Little Fish

The location of the little fish!!

Find the Fish

...a closer crop of the coral garden, to help you find the little fish...

Find the Detail

Here's an interesting game of 'Find the Detail'...
In this beautiful Coral Garden lives a tiny and almost invisible fish, I spotted it yesterday for the first time as I was looking at this picture that I took of a tiny Pocillopora Coral.
Take a closer look at the image (click on the image for a larger view)...and try to find the tiny little fish!
Happy Hunting!!

The Wise Owl

A wise Old Owl sat on an oak;
The more he saw, the less he spoke;
The less he spoke, the more he heard;
Why aren't we like this wise old bird?



The earth laughs in flowers.

-EE Cummings

Learning from Coral

To learn from Coral grow upon the minute progress of past individuals, of whom each built upon the relics left by predecessors, and in turn leave a foundation upon which successors might work...

Geologists have a saying - rocks remember.

-Neil Armstrong

People from a planet without flowers would think we must be mad with joy the whole time to have such things about us.

-Iris Murdoch

Hopefully, generations after us will continue to protect, preserve, and look after this wonderful land.

-Wilford Brimley

Happy Earth Day!!!

Clarity of mind means clarity of passion, too; this is why a great and clear mind loves ardently and sees distinctly what he loves.

-Blaise Pascal

The block of granite which was an obstacle in the pathway of the weak becomes a stepping-stone in the pathway of the strong.

-Thomas Carlyle

Nothing in this world is more flexible and yielding than water. Yet when it attacks the firm and the strong, none can withstand it, because they have no way to change it. So the flexable overcome the adamant, the yielding overcome the forceful. Everyone knows this, but no one can do it.

- Lao Tzu

The hardest thing to see is what is in front of your eyes.

-Johann Wolfgang von Gothe

Change, like sunshine, can be a friend or a foe, a blessing or a curse, a dawn or a dusk.

-William Arthur Ward

Nature will bear the closest inspection. She invites us to lay our eye level with her smallest leaf, and take an insect view of its plain.

-Henry David Thoreau

He is richest who is content with the least, for content is the wealth of nature.

- Socrates

Every flower is a soul blossoming in nature.

-Gerard De Nerval

Nature always wears the colors of the spirit.

-Ralph Waldo Emerson

Birth, life, and death - each took place on the hidden side of a leaf.

-Toni Morrison

In no way do I see Gaia as a sentient being, a surrogate God. To me, Gaia is alive and part of the ineffable Universe, and I am a part of her.

-James Lovelock

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A gift for my friends and fans!

I started this blog today and discovered I also have 200 fans after just ten days of starting 'God is in the Details' on Facebook.
Thank you all so much for all the encouragement and appreciation.

Lovely in death the beauteous ruin lay;
And if in death still lovely, lovelier there;
Far lovelier! pity swells the tide of love.

-Edward Young

In all things of nature there is something of the marvelous.


The richness I achieve comes from Nature, the source of my inspiration.

-Claude Monet

Life is a process. We are a process. The universe is a process.

-Anne Wilson Schaef

Nature is the art of God

- Dante

A cloud does not know why it moves in just such a direction and at such a speed...It feels an impulsion...this is the place to go now. But the sky knows the reasons and the patterns behind all clouds, and you will know, too, when you lift yourself high enough to see beyond horizons.

-Richard Bach