TODAY'S THEME: This Amazing Day
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Thank You for This Amazing Day

i thank You God for most this amazing
day: for the leaping greenly spirits of trees
and a blue true dream of sky; and for everything
which is natural which is infinite which is yes

(i who have died am alive again today,
and this is the sun’s birthday; this is the birth
day of life and love and wings: and of the gay
great happening illimitably earth)

how should tasting touching hearing seeing
breathing any-lifted from the no
of all nothing-human merely being
doubt unimaginably You?

(now the ears of my ears awake and
now the eyes of my eyes are opened)

 

E. E. Cummings (1894-1962)
American poet, painter and playwright

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The whole of life lies in the verb seeing.

Pierre Teilhard de Chardin (1881-1955)
French author, Jesuit priest and paleontologist




Arise, you little glancing wings

and sing your infant joy!

Arise and drink your bliss!

For every thing that lives is holy;

for the source of life

Descends to be a weeping babe;

For the Earthworm renews the

moisture of the sandy plain.


William Blake (1757-1827)
English poet, painter and printmaker

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I believe a blade of grass is no less
than the journey-work of the stars.

Walt Whitman (1819-1892)
American poet journalist and humanist

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You must concentrate upon and consecrate yourself
wholly to each day, as though a fire were raging in your hair.

Taisen Deshimaru (1914-1982)
Japanese Soto Zen Buddhist teacher

And now, the Last Word:

The question is not whether we will die,
but how we will live.


Joan Borysenko, Ph.D
Pioneer in integrative medicine and author






 







 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Bonus quote:

I am at two with nature.

Woody Allen

 


On today's
Home Page:


e. e. cummings;
Pierre de Chardin;
William Blake;
Walt Whitman;
Deshimaru;
Joan Borysenko


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