In ordinary life we hardly realise that we receive a great deal more than we give, and that it is only with gratitude that life becomes rich.

Dietrich Bonhoeffer (1906 – 1945)


18 Comments CherryPie on Jan 22nd 2012

18 Responses to “Cherie’s Place – Thought for the Week”

  1. jameshigham says:

    We can go a whole lifetime and never even begin to repay it.

  2. What a peaceful scene.

  3. Claude says:

    Beautifully said by someone who gave his life for others. Splendid garden!

  4. Ginnie says:

    That’s really good, Cherry!!! Quote and image alike!

  5. Claire says:

    Beautiful photo to go with a thoughtful quote such a good way to start the week.

  6. Frida says:

    Such a calm and beautiful place.

  7. Mats says:

    This photo makes me long for summer. With all the snow that came this weekend it seems so far away…

  8. Ruth says:

    It’s a great quote. So many people would benefit from taking it to heart.

  9. Such a beautiful spot to sit and reflect.