Don't knock the weather; nine-tenths of the people couldn't start a conversation if it didn't change once in a while.
Don't pray when it rains if you don't pray when the sun shines.
Each blade of grass has its spot on earth whence it draws its life, its strength; and so is man rooted to the land from which he draws his faith together with his life.
Earth and sky, woods and fields, lakes and rivers, the mountain and the sea, are excellent schoolmasters, and teach some of us more than we can ever learn from books.
Earth laughs in flowers.
Ralph Waldo Emerson