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Topic: nature

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“...Often, too, we saw the moon arising from the other extremity of the sky. It has its particular kind of beauty, and sometimes the aurora borealis added to the magnificent spectacle.”

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“...great fish swimming at water level, bounding about joyfully, chasing each other and playing about quite close to the ship added to the beauty of the scene already so inspiring in itself.”

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“...The pure sky, the majestic sun which seemed to descend proudly into the waters as if to refresh itself, the luminous ray reaching out from it even to us, gilding the waves lightly stirred by the evening breeze...”

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“In the evening we remained on deck to see and examine at leisure the ravishing spectacle before us. It would take an abler pen than mine to describe it properly, if, indeed, it can be described.”

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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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“Further on vegetation flourished with rich and wild luxuriance; orange and lemon trees, loaded with the finest fruit. Altogether it was a delightful country.”

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“... yet there is no assurance for the future of the Sisters and of the children other than that Divine Providence takes care of the birds of the air and the grass of the field.”

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“The beauty of the forests of Indiana in the rich and lovely month of May surpasses all description.”

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“What a year it has been for poor nature, and above all, what a year of grace.”

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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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“If you could have trees planted around the edge of your lot, I think it would be well.”

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“Being poor we can only plant; you must water, and to God alone be the glory of the increase.”

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Quote of the day

April 17
“I have confidence in the future. The one who took up our defense will protect us again. [God's] arm is not shortened.”
– Saint Mother Theodore Guerin