We have a weaver bird in our garden- he must working on his 16th nest since October last year. He builds 2 nests at a time & then breaks them down again after his mate has disapproved once again...
Adorn every day with sacrifices. Good manners are made up of petty sacrifices & so are temperance, courage & love.
-Ralph Waldo Emerson
There is no beautifier of complexion or form or behaviour like the wish to scatter joy & not pain around us. -Ralph Waldo Emerson
Send down Your likeliness from above,
And let this my adorning be:
clothe me with wisdom, patience, love,
with lowliness & purity.