Thanx to Stalin, Anon. Nietzsche, Hank Purcell Jr. Chicago May Day ' Such a spectacle ought to offend nearly everyone.
There is no creature so small and abject, but it reflects the goodness of God. She introduced to the young man her five daughters, who symbolize the five sacred colors of maize: As the young man was hungry, the Mother of Maize gave him a kettle filled with tortillas and a pot filled with atole.
He didn't believe that those could satiate his hunger, but the tortillas and atole were renewed magically, in a way that he couldn't finish them. The Mother of Maize asked him to choose one of her daughters and he chose the Girl of Blue Maize, the most beautiful and sacred of them all.
But these delights are in the outward senses. The principle delight is in the minde, singularly enriched with the knowledge of these visible things, setting forth to us the invisible wisdome and admirable workmanship of almighty God.
Complexity is closer to the Truth. All enlightened beings are enchanted by water.
Sitting in a garden and doing nothing is high art everywhere. Does a plum tree with no fruit have Buddha Nature? The only Zen you'll find flowering in the garden is the Zen you bring there each day.
Becoming invisible to oneself is one pure act of gardening. After understanding thousands of the details, a common variety God is really superfluous. Priapuslively and naughty, aroused and outlandish, is the Duende de el Jardin.
Inside the gardener is the spirit of the garden outside. Gardening is a kind of deadheading - keeping us from going to seed. The joyful gardener is evidence of an incarnation. I never found God in my garden, but goddesses and gods dance everywhere. One purpose of a garden is to stop time. Leafing is the practice of seeds.
Garofalo, Pulling Onions "Why should we cherish all sentient beings? Because sentient beings are the roots of the tree-of-awakening.
The Bodhisattvas and the Buddhas are the flowers and fruits. Compassion is the water for the roots. But only he who sees takes off his shoes. Nature pleases, attracts, delights, merely because it is nature. We recognize in it an Infinite Power. Whatever it is that lives, a man, a tree, or a bird, should be touched gently, because the time is short.
Civilization is another word for respect for life. But by far the most important variable determining your religion is the accident of birth. Face to face with Nature on the vast hills at eventide, who does not feel himself near to the Unseen?
Hudson, The Purple Land "Bread feeds the body, indeed, but flowers feed also the soul.ENCYCLICAL LETTER LAUDATO SI’ OF THE HOLY FATHER FRANCIS ON CARE FOR OUR COMMON HOME. 1. “LAUDATO SI’, mi’ Signore” – “Praise be to you, my Lord”. Scruton lived with his parents, two sisters, and Sam the dog, in a pebbledashed semi-detached house in Hammersley Lane, High Wycombe.
Although his parents had been brought up as Christians, they regarded themselves as humanists, so home was a "religion-free zone".
Scruton's, indeed the whole family's, relationship with his father was difficult. ENCYCLICAL LETTER LAUDATO SI’ OF THE HOLY FATHER FRANCIS ON CARE FOR OUR COMMON HOME. 1. “LAUDATO SI’, mi’ Signore” – “Praise be to you, my Lord”.
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