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Sacrament

The created world is the primordial sacrament.

– Elizabeth Johnson, CSJ

And what does this tremendous diversity in creation tell us about the Creator?

And what does this tremendous diversity in creation tell us about the Creator?

Wisdom from the Poet

Singing streams

Singing streams

The mind that is not baffled is not employed. The impeded stream is the one that sings. 

– Wendell Berry

The Most Practical Virtue

Hope in the planting

Hope in the planting

As we face the grand ecological crisis of our time, our most important renewable resource is hope. We simply must put it on with our shoes each morning.

– Barbara Kingsolver

Wisdom from the Meister

Soaring osprey

Soaring osprey

If the soul could have known God without the world, the world would never have been created.

– Meister Eckhart

A Walk Always Helps

In every walk with nature one receives far more than he seeks.

-John Muir

I wasn't exactly expecting to see him on the path!

I wasn’t exactly expecting to see him on the path!

Oneness with the Universe

A universe to be at one with

A universe to be at one with

The first peace, which is the most important, is that which comes within the souls of people when they realize their relationship, their oneness with the universe and all its powers, and when they realize at the center of the universe dwells the Great Spirit, and that its center is really everywhere, it is within each of us.

― Nicholas Black Elk

 

The Mark of Wisdom

The invariable mark of wisdom is to see the miraculous in the common.

– Ralph Waldo Emerson

The uncommon beauty of the common red-winged blackbird

The uncommon beauty of the common red-winged blackbird

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