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Topic: trees

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“As to our garden and yard, we have all the woods. And the wilderness is our only cloister, for our house is like an oak tree planted therein.”

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“We have gone out several times this summer to gather simples and linden blossoms, etc. In each excursion we discover something marvelous, beautiful, and useful in the magnificent forests of Indiana.”

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

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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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“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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“... In France it snows and freezes, but the cold is nothing compared to that of our forests... During these terrible periods of cold, showers sometimes fall of a singular sort like liquid peas in torrents.”

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Daughters of the Forest

Did you ever know We are all on life support? Oh, I don’t mean respirators, Tubes and hospital things. I mean things like honey bees and trees, Wind and water,…

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Dawn at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods

These winter days dark greets my waking, sometimes stars and moon. Flinger of stars, your power astounds. I feel so small. How like the little birds flying about, full of…

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September 24
“My duty has been simply that of the ass who bore the prophet.”
– Saint Mother Theodore Guerin