Creation is complex, so intricate, so profuse with life and form and color and scent! And I walk through it deaf and dumb and blind, groping my way, stupidly absorbed in putting one foot in front of the other, seeing a mere fraction of what is there.-Eugene Peterson

Attentiveness is the heart’s stillness,

unbroken by any thought.

-Hesychios of Sinai

I would love to live as the river flows, carried by the surprise of its own unfolding.-John O’Donohue

God is the beauty of creation and humanity multiplied to the infinite power. -Richard Rohr

We would rather be ruined than changed. We would rather die in our dread than climb the cross of the present and let our illusions die. -WH Auden

What is it you plan to do with your one wild and precious life?-Mary Oliver

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