Literary Wisdom

There's something to be said for sitting still and letting things clear, the way morning fog burns off the lake.
— George Witte, American poet

Medical Wisdom

The small amount you are able to do is actually much if it only relieves pain, suffering, and fear from any living being, be it human or any other creature. The preservation of life is the true joy.
— Albert Schweitzer, physician, humanitarian, theologian

Psychological Wisdom

At times I feel as if I am spread out over the landscape and inside things, and am myself living in every tree, in the flashing of the waves, in the clouds and animals that come and go, in the progression of the seasons.
— Carl Gustav Jung quoted in Passionate Presence

Teacher Wisdom

Loving the land. Honoring its mysteries. Acknowledging, embracing the spirit of the place — there is nothing more legitimate and there is nothing more true. That is why we are here. That is why we do what we do.
— Terry Tempest Williams in An Unspoken Hunger


Seeing is believing but feeling is God's own truth.
— Irish Proverb

Buddhist Wisdom

Happiness comes when your work and words are of benefit to others.
— Buddha


When do you feel closest to God?

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