Category Archives: beauty

Desert Rose

The wonder lies in the (desert) floor itself.  It is a layer of crystallized gypsum, several feet thick, that underlies the sand of this district, and serves the land for all building purposes.  You will see scattered along every roadside … Continue reading

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A Way of Seeing

               “Oh, how good it is that I have been sent here to such beauty!”                                 Diary I have … Continue reading

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Harbinger of Spring

“The long hard winter has broken at last – not as yet in much sign on the earthward side but in the late afternoon yesterday the great cumulus clouds sank away, and in their place lay long horizontal bars, one … Continue reading

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Gladness of My Joy

“We speak of the God of Love and the God of Peace – so seldom of the God of Joy.   God is the God of joy, and we must drink in the spirit of His joy. And flowers speak of the … Continue reading

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Sunshine of My Happy Heart

“The peaks of the Mischabel were just shouting for joy this morning in radiant snow, after a day’s storm, and the late filaments of cloud were dancing round their crests. Oh it is a wonderful world.”   28 August 1901 Autumn … Continue reading

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From Beauty to Sacrament

“All unfolded as things do when God’s “fulness of time” has come – with no striving on our side to make them fit.  Today they have gathered for Mme. H.’s first embroidery lesson.  They are as eager as children over it,  – … Continue reading

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The Lilies and the Birds

“Was it not Galileo, when the light of some great astronomical law broke on him – or was it Newton? – who fell on his knees and said, ‘I praise Thee, O God, that Thou has let me think a … Continue reading

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