Learning from Nature

From the Desk of Father David

Dear Parishioners and Friends,

               Different Saints through the centuries talked about learning from nature.  They referred to it as Natural Law.  There is so much we can learn from nature because it reflects the Creator.   Here are two examples:

Advice from a Sea Turtle

from YourTrueNature.com

Swim with the current

Be a good navigator

Stay calm under pressure

Be well traveled

Think long term

Age gracefully

spend time at the beech

Advice from the Night Sky

by Ilan Shamir

See the big picture

Be a star

Keep looking up

Don’t be afraid of the dark

Stay full of wonder

Expand your horizons

Turn off the Lights!

When I read the line be a star, it reminded me of all those sailors who have been guided by the light of the stars.  May your light shine brightly so that it will guide others.

May God open our eyes to see His kingdom everywhere.  May the light of Christ shatter the darkness in the world, so we will see His loving presence in our lives and in our troubled world.

Peace,

Fr. David

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