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Beauty On The Run: Vida Scudder

One cannot appreciate beauty on the run. When I can be motionless long enough, there is no limit I have ever reached to the revelations in an opening bud. Vida D. Scudder The Privilege of Age The image is copyright: … Continue reading

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Art: Saul Bellow

I feel that art has something to do with the achievement of stillness in the midst of chaos. A stillness which characterizes prayer, too, and the eye of the storm. I think that art has something to do with an … Continue reading

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Heaven – Haven: Gerard Manley Hopkins

I have desired to go Where springs not fail, To fields where flies no sharp and sided hail And a few lilies blow. And I have asked to be Where no storms come, Where the green swell is in the … Continue reading

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