Tag: vineyard

Turning to 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

Wisdom and Patience

Patience is the companion of wisdom. – Saint Augustine  

Seeing with Beginners Sight

What kind of seeing should we do during this Lenten season? In Buddhism they talk about Beginner’s Mind. Perhaps we should work at Beginners Sight. Look at everything as though you were seeing it either for the first or last time. Then your time…

Wisdom from Galileo

The sun, with all those planets revolving around it and dependent on it, can still ripen a bunch of grapes as if it had nothing else in the universe to do. – Galileo Galilei

Weekly Photo Challenge: Joy (on the 4th Day of Christmas)

On the Fourth Day of Christmas Christmas is a celebration of Joy/Emmanuel/God with Us. Joy living among us. And so, as on all the days of Christmas, we celebrate the Coming of Joy into our lives. Henceforth humanity has the right to know that…

Mystery

It began in mystery and it will end in mystery, but what a rare and beautiful country lies in between. – Diane Ackerman

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…