893. . The nature of God is a circle of which the center is everywhere and the circumference is nowhere. ~Empedocles

The moon is most happy
When it is full.
And the sun always looks
Like a pernfectly minted gold coin
That was just polished
And placed in flight by God’s playful kiss.

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And so many varieties of fruit
Hang plump and round
From branches that seem like a sculptor’s hands.
I see the beautiful curve of a pregnant belly
Shaped by a soul within,
And the earth itself,
And the planets and the spheres–-

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I have gotten the hint:
There is something about circles
The Lord likes.
~Hafez, 14th century Persian Poet

He sits enthroned above the circle of the earth, and its people are like grasshoppers. He stretches out the heavens like a canopy, and spreads them out like a tent to live in. ~Isaiah 40:22  ✝

He drew a circle that shut me out– heretic, rebel, a thing to flout–
but Love and I had wit to win, we drew a circle which took him in…
~Poem by Edwin Markham sent to me by Julie Cook at:
http://cookiecrumblestoliveby.com

**Images via Pinterest; collages created by Natalie

18 thoughts on “893. . The nature of God is a circle of which the center is everywhere and the circumference is nowhere. ~Empedocles

  1. the Alpha and the Omega–both beginning and end, united as one..”he drew a circle that shut me out– heretic, rebel, a thing to flout– but Love and I had wit to win, we drew a circle which took him in. . .”
    a little poem that has stayed with me since high school–love to you my friend

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  2. I really feel blessed and enlightened as I head off soon to bed. Take care and I liked all the photos of circular things, a feast for the eyes. God is everything for us and everywhere. Like you and others mentioned the beginning and the end.

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