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Topic: creation

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“A long time after the sun had disappeared the moon succeeded it, and it knew a more somber clarity; we were still there to admire the Works of Creation and to make the most serious reflections on what we beheld and on our present position.”

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“Every evening at the same hour when the weather was calm, I went to go on deck and bless God for all the wonders of [God's] creation. I loved to consider the care of God's Providence which extends even to the little fishes.”

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“...our gaze wandered over a multitude of wonders, especially when from the summit of mountains which seemed to rest beneath our feet we saw steep gorges, beautiful valleys spread out between superb mountains, all in fact which nature could offer most apt to lift up the soul to the Author of all things.”

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“We could examine at leisure the ravishing beauties unveiled before us at every turn. Sometimes we were on the heights of mountains which lost themselves in the clouds...”

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“...It was ordinarily after contemplating these inspiring scenes that we went down to our cabin to mingle our voices to the majesty of nature in praising its Creator.”

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“...I often enjoyed this pleasure, always new to me. I must say that it arouses a delightful feeling toward the Author of these marvels.”

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“I passed my days contemplating the sea, the clouds, the vessels, the fish... What a religious pensiveness seizes the soul on beholding the sky and the ocean, which seem to the voyager as the only objects in creation.”

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“... nature unfolds in our forests and along our rivers in so grand and marvelous a manner that describing even with the greatest simplicity seems an exaggeration to those who, not having seen it, cannot form an idea of its splendor.”

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“The trees raise their straight trunks to the height of more than one hundred twenty feet high and are crowned with tops of admirable beauty.”

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“...the eye is lost in the ravishing spectacle [nature], so calculated to elevate the soul towards the author of all things.”

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Prayer

River of Grace

Let us gather up the tears of all times, all nations,
all peoples, all children to form a river of grace
to moisten, saturate, drench the hardness of hearts of stone
turning them into hearts of flesh, into the heart of the God of Providence.…

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God of Surprises

Did you know that God has a playful side? If not why would God have created vast galaxies — miniscule cells, prickly bushes — lamb’s ear plants …

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Quote of the day

October 27
“Pray, pray very much so the good God will show you what [God] wishes you to do.”
– Saint Mother Theodore Guerin