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Our Sparkling World

To the dull mind all nature is leaden. To the illumined mind the whole world burns and sparkles with light.

– Ralph Waldo Emerson

The Mark of Wisdom

The invariable mark of wisdom is to see the miraculous in the common.

– Ralph Waldo Emerson

The uncommon beauty of the common red-winged blackbird

The uncommon beauty of the common red-winged blackbird

Wisdom in the Common

The invariable mark of wisdom is to see the miraculous in the common.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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The miraculous in a nasturtium

The Mark of Wisdom

The invariable mark of wisdom is to see the miraculous in the common.

– Ralph Waldo Emerson

Is anything as beautiful as the common poppy?

Is anything as beautiful as the common poppy?

 

Where Does Wisdom Lead?

Do not go where the path may lead, go instead where there is no path and leave a trail.

– Ralph Waldo Emerson

And sometimes a well-marked trail is helpful

And sometimes a well-marked trail is helpful

What Is God Saying?

Never lose an opportunity of seeing anything beautiful, for beauty is God’s handwriting.

– Ralph Waldo Emerson

During this season of Lent, let us be attentive to the love letters that God is writing to us.

God's beautiful penmanship!

God’s beautiful penmanship!

The Rose Just Is

These roses under my window make no reference to former roses or to better ones. They are what they are; they exist with God today. There is not time to them. There is simply the rose.

– Ralph Waldo Emerson

Just a rose

Just a rose