Thomas Merton - Come alive to the splendor of ordinary things
"It is a serious thing just to be alive on this fresh morning in this broken world." ~Mary Oliver (Art by Lisa Congdon) .
Lisa Congdon - floral ring - roald dahl tattoo (also, the quote here too)
The celebrated poet and author reminds us of what's really important with these beautiful, sage lines from her new book, Upstream. These quotes were excerpted from Upstream: Selected Essays, by Mary Oliver.