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One Important Thing

Sometimes the most important thing in a whole day is the rest we take between two deep breaths, or the turning inwards in prayer for five short minutes.

– Etty Hillesum

Let’s go . . . Nowhere

Going nowhere … isn’t about turning your back on the world; it’s about stepping away now and then so that you can see the world more clearly and love it more deeply.

-Leonard Cohen

See the World

Stuff your eyes with wonder, live as if you’d drop dead in ten seconds. See the world. It’s more fantastic than any dream made or paid for in factories.

– Ray Bradbury

With What Am I Willing to Struggle in 2016?

When we ask ourselves what kind of world we want to leave behind, we think in the first place of its general direction, its meaning and its values. Unless we struggle with these deeper issues, I do not believe that our concern for ecology will produce significant results.

– Pope Francis, Laudato Si’ 160

Remains of ancient glaciers in Glacier National Park

Remains of ancient glaciers in Glacier National Park

Contemplation of the Beauty of Earth

It is a wholesome and necessary thing for us to turn again to the earth and in the contemplation of her beauties to know of wonder and humility.  
– Rachel Carson
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Contemplating Glacier National Park

Just What Is Freedom?

Freedom is not given to us by anyone; we have to cultivate it ourselves. It is a daily practice.

– Thich Nhat Hanh

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What Do the Mountains Tell Us?

The glorious mountains of Glacier National Park

I lift up my eyes to the mountains— where does my help come from? Psalm 121:1

Climb the mountains and get their good tidings.
– John Muir