Fyodor Doestoyevski (1821-1881)

Fyodor Doestoyevski (1821 ? 1881) Love reveals the mysteries of creation Love all of God’s creation, the whole of it and every grain of sand. Love every leaf, every ray of God’s light! Love the animals. Love the plants, love … Continue reading »

Henry David Thoreau (1817-1862)

Henry David Thoreau (1817 ? 1862) Seeing God through Nature Blessed are they who never read a newspaper, they shall see nature, and through her, God. Journal The Wealth of the Natural Philosopher To be a philosopher is not merely … Continue reading »

St. Theophan the Recluse (1815-1894)

St. Theophan the Recluse (1815 – 1894)   All things in creation witness to the Father Everything, with no exception, is a source from which you can distill a higher and more celestial knowledge that is both valid and useful. … Continue reading »

St. Seraphim of Sarov (1759-1833)

St. Seraphim of Sarov (1759 ? 1833) The State of Adam in Paradise Everything was subject to Adam as the beloved of God, as the king and lord of creation, and everything looked up to him, as the perfect crown … Continue reading »

William Blake (1757-1827)

William Blake (1757 ? 1827) Every cell opens into eternity And every space smaller than a globule of man’s blood opens into Eternity of which this vegetable Earth is but a shadow. Milton, Book 1,31 In the elements of the … Continue reading »