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Posts from the ‘God’s Presence’ Category

The Primordial Sacrament

The created world is the primordial sacrament.

– Elizabeth Johnson

All is the Moon

There is nothing you can see that is not a flower; there is nothing you can think that is not the moon.

– Matsuo Basho

May We Always Find the Capacity to Appreciate

The most fortunate are those who have a wonderful capacity to appreciate again and again, freshly and naively, the basic goods of life, with awe, pleasure, wonder and even ecstasy.

– Abraham Maslow

See What Is Here Now

Never be so focused on what you’re looking for that you overlook the thing you actually find.

– Ann Patchett

Watching for Wonder

Human beings must always be on the watch for the coming of wonders.

– E. B. White

Finding Miracles

To me the sea is a continual miracle, the fishes that swim — the rocks — the motion of the waves — the ships, with men in them — what stranger miracles are there?

– Walt Whitman

Every Creature Teaches Us of God

Every creature is a word of God and a book about God.

– Meister Eckhart