Quote from Nikos Kazantzakis on the hidden meaning of things

Everything in the world has a hidden meaning. Men, animals, trees, stars, they are all hieroglyphics. When you see them you do not understand them. You think they are really men, animals, trees, stars. It is only years later that you understand. —Nikos Kazantzakis

NATURE POEMS: “Listen to the night” by M. Linda Steffey

A Spiritual And Inspirational Poem from All-Creatures.org Spiritual and Inspirational poetry that touch the heart and soul, and provoke the mind. LISTEN TO THE NIGHT Have you ever gone out in the dark Of night and sat in the light of the moon? And listened to the crickets As they fiddled out a tune? Watched…

Wisdom quote from Plotinus about “the stars”

The stars are like letters which inscribe themselves at every moment in the sky. Everything in the world is full of signs.  All events are coordinated. All things depend on each other; as has been said: Everything breathes together. —Plotinus ca CE 204/5–270

“Stardust and comets and whale tooth”

At 19, I read a sentence that re-terraformed my head: “The level of matter in the universe has been constant since the Big Bang.” In all the aeons we have lost nothing, we have gained nothing – not a speck, not a grain, not a breath. The universe is simply a sealed, twisting kaleidoscope that…

A quote by Walt Whitman about Nature

“After you have exhausted what there is in business, politics, conviviality, and so on – have found that none of these finally satisfy, or permanently wear – what remains? Nature remains; to bring out from their torpid recesses, the affinities of a man or woman with the open air, the trees, fields, the changes of…

SPIRITUAL POEMS: “God’s Garden” by Robert Frost

“God’s Garden” “God made a beatous garden With lovely flowers strown, But one straight, narrow pathway That was not overgrown. And to this beauteous garden He brought mankind to live, And said: ‘To you, my children, These lovely flowers I give. Prune ye my vines and fig trees, With care my flowerets tend, But keep…

MYSTICAL POEMS: “Vision” by Elizabeth Reninger

“Vision”   Go out after midnight with the sky trembling in snowy light — each star holding its filament of desire. Merge your mind with the spiraling galaxies — with a movement so large only Your heart can encompass it. Drop your prayer into the ear of God. Write a poem to help her hear…