"The time to
live is little, but that little is sweet."
"We are alive
as the Earth is alive."
"A little too
abstract, a little too wise, it is time for us to kiss the earth again."
in nature is lyrical in its ideal essence, tragic in its fate, and
comic in its existence. Being, then, is the dazzle each of us makes
as we thread the dance of those three rhythms of our lives."
scatter flowers, perfuming the Divine Throne, and I will sweetly sing
my hymn of love."
(Therese of Lisieux)
"It's the new
Mother Nature taking over,
It's the new
Splendid Lady come to call."
(The Guess Who)
conceivably -- but not, I hope, an unenlightened one."
"To be both
sophisticated is almost always a sign of religious genius."
"Shut up, go
sit in the woods, and breathe."
faith of the twentieth century is nostalgia for the archaic,
nostalgia for the paleolithic...The way out is back."
devout motions of the soul come, yield to them heart and life, though
they should clothe God with shape and color."
(Ralph Waldo Emerson)
like to eat color, and drink it, and sleep in it."
have living cosmologies really turn me on."
"We ought to
dance with rapture that we should be alive and in the flesh, and part
of the living incarnate universe."
"So bring me
red wine & chocolate;
it the good stuff and lots of it."
kissed by a witch one night in the wood."
"Lie down and
I will show you what the universe is made of. This is your first lesson."
accomplishes all things."