As Gerard Manley Hopkins said, "What you look at hard seems to look at you." These wise words could be rephrased, "What you look at intensely awakens you to the reality that everything is alive." All creation looks at and can talk to those who are not soul-dead.

Edward Hays in The Ladder by Edward Hays


To Practice This Thought:
Stare at something in nature. How does it speak to you?


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