837. Each time dawn appears, the mystery is there in its entirety. ~René Daumal

I wonder if the mystery
is hidden in Creation. In plain sight.
~JoAnne Silvia
at: https://joannaoftheforest.wordpress.com/about/

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Earth is crammed with heaven, and
every common bush afire with God;
but only he who sees, takes his shoes off.
~Elizabeth Barrett Browning

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When we understand the outside of things, we think we have them.
Yet the Lord puts his things in subdefined, suggestive shapes,
yielding no satisfactory meaning to the mere intellect,
but unfolding themselves to the conscience and heart.
~George MacDonald

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The true mystery of the world is
the visible, not the invisible.
~Oscar Wilde

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JoAnne made her comment above in response to my post yesterday, and I thought it too profoundly provocative not to repeat along with the thoughts of others who have made similar  remarks.

But everything exposed by the light becomes visible–and everything that is illuminated becomes light. ~Ephesians 5:13  ✝

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26 thoughts on “837. Each time dawn appears, the mystery is there in its entirety. ~René Daumal

  1. “The true mystery of the world is the visible”. So true Natalie. If I could only count the times I have looked at something without seeing it. Most of the time it takes one of my grandchildren to show me — as when they showed me the beauty of a dandelion. Now I call them “Grammy’s flowers” rather than weeds. Oscar Wilde saw things as we all should. Thanks for the quotes. You continue to touch my heart. Hugs. A.

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  2. What a nice surprise! I’m humbly flattered, and tickled really, 🙂 that you turned my comment into a quote, and put it in company with such beautiful images! Thank you! ❤ I do feel God is revealed in Creation, all around us.

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    • Oh, I’m so glad you discovered this post. Your comment was a stellar one, my friend, and deserves to be in such company! I agree that God is revealed in Creation. The trick is looking for Him there. Love and hugs, my friend. 🙂 ❤

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  3. Within i find a constant stirring
    from the gift you heart does share
    And I find myself ever admiring
    you creations beautiful and fair.

    You always move my heart and spirit. Natalie! Thanks for the constant blessings!

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