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There is a quiet light that shines in every heart. . . .

Dutch translation / Nederlandse vertaling: Een stil Licht dat in elk hart schijnt

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There is a quiet light that shines in every heart. . . . It is what illuminates our minds to see beauty, our desire to seek possibility, and our hearts to love life. Without this subtle quickening our days would be empty and wearisome, and no horizon would ever awaken our longing. Our passion for life is quietly sustained from somewhere in us that is wedded to the energy and excitement of life……

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~ from TO BLESS THE SPACE BETWEEEN US by John O’Donohue 

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Text & image source: Satish Sawhney/The Celestial Sanctum https://www.facebook.com/groups/celestialsanctum/

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Nature: God’s Great Blessing

All to often too many people are looking for God in far away places, whilst His wonders can be seen around us. Man may have been banned from Gan Eden, not living in a Royal Garden any more, but the Divine Creator still lets mankind feel and see what could be part of his living world.
Sources, streams, rivers, flowers and trees bear witness to His Glory.

Footsteps

This weekend, as you are reading this, I am camping with my church family. I have been looking forward to this for weeks because this is my first vacation from my job since September.

Some people hate the outdoors, but even though I grew up in the suburbs, I have always had a deep connection with nature. The outdoors has been my quiet space to think and get out of my normal activities;It is the place I go to relax and it is also one of the few places I feel closest to God.

God created everything around us, including ourselves and the people around us. He made a beautiful garden for the first people to enjoy and live in. While they did not last in the garden God created, the beauty in nature has never gone away. Nowadays, some people have to search hard and long for a place…

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A Wayside Sacrament

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“Never lose an opportunity of seeing anything that is beautiful; for beauty is God’s handwriting ~ a wayside sacrament. Welcome it in every fair face, in every fair sky, in every fair flower, and thank God for it as a cup of blessing.”

~ Ralph Waldo Emerson

Text & image source: Contemplative Monk
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Beauty comes from the inside out


Love yourself.
It is important to stay positive
because beauty comes from the inside out.
Jenn Proske


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Dutch version / Nederlandse versie: Schoonheid komt van binnenuit

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