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Wild Things

“I come into the peace of wild things who do not tax their lives with forethought of grief… For a time I rest in the grace of the world, and am free.” – Wendell Berry

“Hope’s home is at the innermost point in us, and in all things. It is a quality of aliveness. It does not come at the end, as the feeling that results from a happy outcome. Rather, it lies at the beginning, as a pulse of truth that sends us forth. When our innermost being is attuned to this pulse it will send us forth in hope, regardless of the physical circumstances of our lives. Hope fills us with the strength to stay present, to abide in the flow of the Mercy no matter what outer storms assail us. It is entered always and only through surrender; that is, through the willingness to let go of everything we are presently clinging to. And yet when we enter it, it enters us and fills us with its own life — a quiet strength beyond anything we have ever known.” — Cynthia Bourgeault, Mystical Hope

Wild things of ordinary days made extraordinary with…

May all of these wild things pulse through veins, a surge, an energy, a force.
Casting you into radical amazement, gratitude and a peace that passes understanding, defying explanation.
Enter it and let it enter you, taking a life of its own.

“Our goal should be to live life in radical amazement. ….get up in the morning and look at the world in a way that takes nothing for granted. Everything is phenomenal; everything is incredible; never treat life casually. To be spiritual is to be amazed.”― Abraham Joshua Heschel

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  1. I love the line: to be spiritual is to be amazed. Thanks for this uplifting post. <3

    July 12, 2022

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