Teilhard de Chardin

It is a terrifying thing to have been born: I mean, to find oneself, without having willed it, swept irrevocably along on a torrent of fearful energy which seems as though it wished to destroy everything it carries with it.

Mishkan Tefilah – Jewish Sabbath Prayer Book

Days pass and the years vanish and we walk sightless among miracles. Lord, fill our eyes with seeing and our minds with knowing. Let there be moments when you Presence, like lightning, illumines the darkness in which we walk. Help us to see, wherever we gaze, that the...

Teilhard de Chardin

The creative operation of God does not simply mould us life soft clay. It is a Fire that animates all it touches, a spirit that gives life. So it is in living that we should give ourselves to that creative action, imitate it, and identify with it.

Robert Adam

How can we hope, after all, to see a tree or rock or clear [southern] sky if we do not adopt a little of their mode of life, a little of their time?

Father Delp

Woe to any age in which the voice crying in the wilderness can no longer be heard because the noises of everyday life drown it, or restrictions forbid it, or it is lost in the hurry and turmoil of progress, or simply stifled by authority, misled by fear and...