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Go On Pilgrimage

Unlike mere travel, a pilgrimage is a journey into the landscape of the soul.
• Vivienne Hull in Pilgrim Heart by Sarah York

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What is the landscape of your soul?

What Can We Not Live Without?

One can live about forty days without food, about three days without water, about eight minutes without air, but only for one second without hope”
–Source Unknown

It would also be hard to live without beauty!

It would also be hard to live without beauty!

Proust on Truly Seeing

I have always appreciated this quote by Marcel Proust:

The voyage of discovery is not in seeking new landscapes but in having new eyes.

What surprises can I see in the landscapes before me?

What surprises can I see in the landscapes before me?

To See Afresh

The freshness of my eyes is given to me in prayer.

– Attributed to the Prophet Muhammad

Looking at the clouds with fresh eyes

Looking at the clouds with fresh eyes

Eternity in Nature

What nature delivers to us is never stale. Because what nature creates has eternity in it.

– Isaac Bashevis Singer

What do you see?

What do you see?

Gratefulness for the Source of Love

To be grateful is to recognize the love of God in everything [God]has given us…and [God] has given us everything. Every breath we draw is a gift of [God’s] love, every moment of existence is a grace, for it brings with it immense graces from [God].

– Thomas Merton

Gratefulness for the vineyards that bring us the fruit of the vine

Gratefulness for the vineyards that bring us the fruit of the vine