Tag: mountains

Creation Continues

The earth’s crust has not yet stopped heaving and plunging under our feet. Mountain ranges are still being thrust up on the horizon. Granites are still growing under the continental masses. Nor has the organic world ceased to produce new buds at the times… Continue Reading “Creation Continues”

Where Do I Begin? Where Do I End?

Finding where exactly the outside world ends and I begin—is not so easy. – Nora Bateson

To Climb to the Heights

“Those who would climb to a lofty height must go by steps, not leaps.” – St. Gregory the Great

Gifting Our World with Appreciation

The world has enough beautiful mountains and meadows, spectacular skies and serene lakes. It has enough lush forests, flowered fields, and sandy beaches. It has plenty of stars and the promise of a new sunrise and sunset every day. What the world needs more… Continue Reading “Gifting Our World with Appreciation”

Wednesday of Hope – Do Not Be Silent

Hope will never be silent. – Harvey Milk

Wednesday of Hope – Where Hope Lives

Hope locates itself in the premises that we don’t know what will happen and that in the spaciousness of uncertainty is room to act. – Rebecca Solnit

Wednesday of Hope – Trust Life

Deep trust in life is not a feeling but a stance that you deliberately take. It is the attitude we call courage. – David Steindl-Rast

Secrets at Dawn

The breezes at dawn have secrets to tell you. Don’t go back to sleep. –  Jalaluddin Rumi

Wednesday of Hope – Hope Is Not Dead

Hope is not dead, it is just larger than our imaginations. – Kathy Hobaugh

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