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  The Sermon of All Creation: Christians on Nature Back to the List of Slideshows
    
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The little birds singing are singing of God; the beasts cry unto Him; the elements are in awe of Him; the mountains echo His name; the waves and streams cast their glances at Him; the herbs and flowers praise Him. Nor do we need to labor or seek Him far off, since each one of us finds (God) within himself, inasmuch as we are all upheld and preserved by His power dwelling in us.

John Calvin (1509-1564)


It helped me to look at fields, or water, or flowers. In these things I found a remembrance of the Creator. I mean that they awakened and recollected me and served as a book and reminded me of my ingratitude and sins.

Teresa of Avila (1515-1582)


If you want to understand the Creator, seek to understand created things.

Columba of Iona (521-597)


…Praised be my Lord for our mother the earth, which doth sustain us and keep us and bringeth forth divers fruits, and fl owers of many colors, and grass…

Francis of Assisi (1182-1226)



…"Praised be my Lord for our brother the wind, and for air and cloud, calms and all weather, by the which Thou upholdest in life all creatures…"
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