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Posts from the ‘God’s Presence’ Category

Every Creature Teaches Us of God

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

– Meister Eckhart

God in All Things

Either we acknowledge that God is in all things, or we have lost the basis for seeing God in anything.

– Richard Rohr

True Miracles

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If we could see the miracle of a single flower, our whole life would change.
– The Buddha

All of Life Is Holy

Lips of breaking waves

Lips of breaking waves

The world is holy. We are holy. All life is holy. Daily prayers are delivered on the lips of breaking waves, the whisperings of grasses, the shimmering of leaves.

– Terry Tempest Williams, from Talking to God: Portrait of a World at Prayer (anthology)

The Poet Speaks Again

To live, we must daily break the body and shed the book of creation. When we do it knowingly, lovingly, skillfully, reverently, it is a sacrament. When we do it ignorantly, greedily, destructively, it is a desecration.

– Wendell Berry, The Gift of Good Land

The art glass of Chihuly graces and is graced by the garden which it shares

The art glass of Chihuly graces and is graced by the garden which it shares

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?

Let Us Recognize All of God’s Creation

While I know myself as a creation of God, I am also obligated to realize and remember that everyone else and everything else are also God’s creation.
– May Angelou

Can you spot the chipmunk?

Can you spot the chipmunk?