Saturday, August 16, 2008

engaged in a miracle

People usually consider walking on water or in thin air a miracle. But I think the real miracle is not to walk either on water or in thin air, but to walk on earth. Every day we are engaged in a miracle which we don't even recognize: a blue sky, white clouds, green leaves, the black, curious eyes of a child -- our own two eyes. All is a miracle.
--Thich Nhat Hanh (b.1926) Vietnamese Monk, Activist and Writer.

Above: A misty sunset on Watauga Lake


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