Thursday, January 08, 2009

Quote of the Day

When we try to pick out anything by itself, we find it hitched to everything else in the universe.
– John Muir

When we see the world with new, spiritual eyes, we realize it is God’s beach, God’s ocean, God’s world. We see ourselves as waves in the ocean of love that is God. We are not separate from one another, we realize, but we all exist as part of the sea, as a wave of the infinite ocean. This is seeing spiritually: seeing everything joined together – the waves of the sea, the light in the sky, the birds skimming along the whitecaps, the dogs running, the children playing, the warmth of the sand – everything together.

It is impossible to put this experience into words, but all those who try to do so describe it as a deep sense of fellowship with all creatures, from the little sandpipers to the mighty leviathans of the deep.
--Eknath Easwaran

1 comment:

Mark Walsh said...

Love the I need to look up John Muir.

Would you like to swap blog links?