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Posts tagged ‘mountains’

God Never Made an Ugly Landscape

God never made an ugly landscape. All that the sun shines on is beautiful, so long as it is wild.

– John Muir

Wednesday of Hope – Trusting the Chaos

Whenever there is chaos, it creates wonderful thinking. I consider chaos a gift.

– Septima Clark

Wednesday of Hope – Inevitability of Dreams

At first dreams seem impossible, then improbable, then inevitable.

– Christopher Reeve

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

Wear Gratitude

Wear gratitude like a cloak and it will feed every corner of your life.

– Jalallludin Rumi

Participating in Divinity

When before the beauty of a sunset or a mountain, you pause and exclaim, “Ah,” you are participating in divinity.

Joseph Campbell, Ancient Hindu Text

We in the Mountains/The Mountains in Us

We are now in the mountains and they are in us, kindling enthusiasm, making every nerve quiver, filling every pore and cell of us.

– John Muir