Jump into the air!” cried Charlotte. Wilbur jumped as high as he could. “Keep you knees straight and touch the ground with your ears!” called Charlotte. Wilbur obeyed. “Do a back flip with a half twist in it!” cried Charlotte. Wilbur went over backwards, writhing and twisting as he went. “O.K., Wilbur,” said Charlotte. “You can go back to sleep. O.K. Templeton, the soap ad will do, I guess. I’m not sure Wilbur’s action is exactly radiant, but it’s interesting.” “Actually,” said Wilbur, “I feel radiant.” “Do you?” said Charlotte, looking at him with affection. “Well, you’re a good little pig, and radiant you shall be. I’m in this thing pretty deep now—I might as well go the limit.” E.B. White

I find this passage from “Charlotte’s Web” utterly precious . . .

"Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love." Lao Tzu

Wisdom has been around for a long time . . .

"Ours is not the task of of fixing the entire world at once, but of stretching out to mend the part of the world that is within our reach.” Clarissa Pinkola Estés

A good daily reminder!

“The giving of love is an education in itself.” Eleanor Roosevelt

This thought covers so much territory . . . .

"Our greatest strength lies in the gentleness and tenderness of our heart." Rumi

These words feel like an important perspective on what it means to be strong —