Tag: creation

Falling in Love with Creation

If we fall in love with creation deeper and deeper, we will respond to its endangerment with passion. – Hildegard of Bingen

Wednesday of Hope – Go and Create Something

In a time of destruction, create something: a poem, a parade, a community, a school, a vow, a moral principle; one peaceful moment. – Maxine Hong Kingston

Sacrament

The created world is the primordial sacrament. – Elizabeth Johnson, CSJ

The Tetons – Crammed with God’s Beauty

This is one of my favorite quotes from poetry: Earth’s crammed with heaven And every common bush Afire with God But only he who sees, Takes off his shoes. The rest sit round it, And pluck blackberries. -Elizabeth Barrett Browning  

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

Is Anything Really Ever Lost?

The day misspent, the love misplaced, has inside it the seed of redemption. Nothing is exempt from resurrection. – Kay Ryan

Weekly Photo Challenge: Background

Do you reverence creation? Or is it only background? God might think differently – God would kneel down.     I think¬†God might be a little prejudiced.¬† For once He asked me to join Him on a walk through this world, and we gazed… Continue Reading “Weekly Photo Challenge: Background”

How Are Our Lives a Gift to Creation?

Our first reading today is from the book of Genesis. We are reminded of the gift that creation is to us. May we also remember that we are to be a gift to creation. Let us ask ourselves today, “How is creation a gift… Continue Reading “How Are Our Lives a Gift to Creation?”

Our Extravagant Creator

The extravagant gesture is the very stuff of creation. – Annie Dillard Pilgrim at Tinker Creek

All Creation Rejoices!

Today’s Responsorial Psalm is Psalm 96. Let the heavens be glad and the earth rejoice; let the sea and what fills it resound; let the plains be joyful and all that is in them! Then shall all the trees of the forest exult.