Posts Tagged ‘Albert Schweitzer’

The beauty around me

The flowers

“In the hopes of reaching the moon men fail to see the flowers that blossom at their feet”
– Albert Schweitzer

Let’s enjoy the simple beauty that surrounds us…


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“The only escape from the miseries of life are music and cats…”
―    Albert Schweitzer

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“Hear our humble prayer, O God,

for our friends the animals, especially for animals who are suffering;

for animals that are overworked, underfed and cruelly treated;
for all wistful creatures in captivity that beat their wings against bars;

for any that are hunted or lost or deserted or frightened or hungry;

for all that must be put death.

We entreat for them all Thy mercy and pity,

and for those who deal with them we ask a heart of compassion
and gentle hands and kindly words.

Make us, ourselves, to be true friends to animals,

and so to share the blessings of the merciful.”

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