“Have patience with everything that remains unsolved in your heart…” Rainer Maria Rilke – Letters to a Young Poet, 1902-08. Miriam Cooper
“The earth laughs in flowers…”Ralph Waldo Emerson Gustav Klimt – Sunflower, 1906-7.
“Clouds come floating into my life, no longer to carry rain or usher storm, but to add colour to my sunset sky.” Rabindranath Tagore – Stray Birds. Felix Vallotton – Sunset at the Andelys, 1924.
“Hope is the thing with feathers That perches in the soul And sings the tune without the words And never stops at all.” Emily Dickinson George Frederic Watts and assistants – Hope, 1886.
“Once I knew only darkness and stillness… my life was without past or future… but a little word from the fingers of another fell into my hand that clutched at emptiness, and my heart leaped to the rapture of living.”Helen Keller Akseli Gallen-Kallela...
“When you come out of the storm, you won’t be the same person who walked in. That’s what this storm’s all about.” Haruki Murakami – Kafka on the Shore, 2002.Ida Rentoul Outhwaite – The Storm.