Reading Nature

Lectio Divina in Nature

Step out onto the Planet.
Draw a circle a hundred feet round.
Inside the circle are
300 things nobody understands, and, maybe
nobody’s ever really seen
How many can you find?

~Lew Welch

Lew Welch, Ring of Bone: Collected Poems of Lew Welch
Lectio divina – Latin for sacred reading

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3 Responses to Reading Nature

  1. hernibs says:

    I think you’re deeper than this quote. He is merely talking about seeing what is around us in nature and communing with it rather than destroying it as we seem hell bent on doing. πŸ˜‰


  2. lovealways7 says:

    Break out of the circle.!!!..leave it all behind.!!! you move forward.>>>.you’ll find out what it was but now is❀️


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