Sunday, January 17, 2016

Gift to Be Simple

A  L  O  H  A !
"Love and compassion are 
necessities, not luxuries. 
Without them humanity 
cannot survive."
             Dalai Lama









Saint Raphael Church & 
Mission San Rafael Arcangel
Mission San Rafael Arcangel founded December 14, 1817 
San Rafael, Marin Country
California Historical Landmark No. 220.

"Raise your words, 
not voice. It is rain 
that grows flowers, 
not thunder."
                Rumi 

Linking to
In-SPIRE-d Sunday









"The most complicated 
skill is to be simple."
                     Dejan Stojanovic





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Thank You!
                    Warmly Cloudia

21 comments:

Elephant's Child said...

Love, compasion - and laughter.

Bob Bushell said...

Gorgeous images, and like EC said............

eileeninmd said...

Aloha, Cloudia! Your images are pretty, I love the beautiful church and the cute girls. Happy Sunday, enjoy your new week!

Cloudia said...

I love you true friends <3

Betty Manousos said...

loving your post, cloudia. images and quotes are really great!

alohaaa!!!

..."E"... Beth Edwards said...

oh, i love the spires. i enjoy those quotes too. i feel i am very simple. or at least what i truly love is simple. the simple moments. ( :
have a great weekend.

Tom said...

What beauties!

Teresa said...

Lovely pictures and wonderful quotes!!

Karen S. said...

The smile in your first photo will linger in my frosty thoughts all day long. My frost is melting just saying this! Hehehe!

ifthethunderdontgetya™³²®© said...

Very sweet! Lovely duckies, too.
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Nancy Chan said...

Love the sweet smile of the lady in the first photo.

William Kendall said...

The mission church really stands out! I'd love to see the inside.

happywonderer.com said...

Very nice mission church!

Merlesworld said...

A bit of everything there.
Merle..............

RedPat said...

Love your quotes and that mission church is fabulous, Cloudia!

Su-sieee! Mac said...

Interesting thought -- simplicity being complicated.

eViL pOp TaRt said...

That is a charming mission church!

PerthDailyPhoto said...

What a warm and wonderful smile in the first shot Cloudia, we sometimes forget the power of a smile, makes everything so much better :)

Bill Nicholls said...

Vey nice with a Spanish look

Maggid said...

I so enjoy your posts . . . Agreed, being simple . . takes practice . . . isn't that peculiar?

Cloudia said...

thanks!