Serenity

Calm Peaceful Untroubled Tranquility

Peaceful state of mind

“Watch your manner of speech if you wish to develop a peaceful state of mind. Start each day by affirming peaceful, contented and happy attitudes and your days will tend to be pleasant and successful.” ~ Norman Vincent Peale

Silent Sunday

“We need to find God, and he cannot be found in noise and restlessness. God is the friend of silence. See how nature – trees, flowers, grass- grows in silence; see the stars, the moon and the sun, how they move in silence… We need silence to be able to touch souls.” ~ Mother Teresa

Ruby-crowned Kinglet

“Our very contract with nature has a deep restorative power; contemplation of its magnificence imparts peace and serenity.” ~ Pope John Paul II

Nature: the best remedy

“The best remedy for those who are afraid, lonely or unhappy is to go outside, somewhere where they can be quiet, alone with the heavens, nature and God. Because only then does one feel that all is as it should be.” ~ Anne Frank Snowy Egret snacking in the little creek at the wetlands