It is in the early morning hour

It is in the early morning hour that the unseen is seen, and that the far-off beauty and glory, vanquishing all their vagueness, move down upon us till they stand clear as crystal close over against the soul. ~Sarah Smileyqtd in Cyclopaedia of Nature Teachings, 1892, TPVgb reprinted, Qe2

The moment when you first wake up

The moment when you first wake up in the morning is the most wonderful of the twenty-four hours.  No matter how weary or dreary you may feel, you possess the certainty that, during the day that lies before you, absolutely anything may happen.  And the fact that it practically always doesn’t, matters not a jot.  The possibility is always there.  ~Monica Baldwin

I can see the orange haze on

I can see the orange haze on the horizon as the morning exhales a yawn, and seems to be ready to rise.  ~Jeb Dickerson, www.howtomatter.comi can see the orange haze on the horizon as the morning exhales a yawn, and seems to be ready to rise. 3:55 AM May 29th 2009 http://twitter.com/JebDickerson/status/1958479097

Experience has decided that the early morning

Experience has decided that the early morning air is much more inspiring and vigorous than the evening. What is the law? Is not the atmosphere, like all other substances and tissues, spoiled of its energy by the action of light and heat? Does it not, like the vegetable and animal kingdom, require rest? After a night’s rest it is recruited and young again. ~John Pulsford, Quiet Hours, 1859TPVgb reprinted, Qe2

I used to love night best but

I used to love night best but the older I get the more treasures and hope and joy I find in mornings.  ~Terri Guillemets

Luxury is an ancient notion there was

Luxury is an ancient notion.  There was once a Chinese mandarin who had himself wakened three times every morning simply for the pleasure of being told it was not yet time to get up.  ~ArgosyCUL

I have a 34carpe diem34 mug and

I have a "carpe diem" mug and, truthfully, at six in the morning the words do not make me want to seize the day.  They make me want to slap a dead poet.  ~Joanne ShermanWL

What a benediction is this fragrance of

What a benediction is this fragrance of the early morning! The vernal grass fills the whole atmosphere as with a shower of sweetness. ~Sarah Smileyqtd in Cyclopaedia of Nature Teachings, 1892, TPVgb reprinted, Qe2