A TERRESTRIAL MANIFESTATION OF GOD

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“Long, blue, spiky-edged shadows crept out across the snow-fields, while a rosy glow, at first scarce discernible, gradually deepened and suffused every mountain-top, flushing the glaciers and the harsh crags above them. This was the alpenglow, to me the most impressive of all the terrestrial manifestations of God. At the touch of this divine light, the mountains seemed to kindle to a rapt, religious consciousness, and stood hushed like devout worshippers waiting to be blessed.”

– John Muir

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Posted on February 6, 2013, in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink. 3 Comments.

  1. Glad you enjoyed the quote, Vivien. It moved me as well when I read it, and just had to post it.

  2. Reblogged this on Dark Acts Bible: Glass Half Empty, Base Cracked… and commented:
    You won’t b-e-l-i-e-v-e your eyes. There is so much beauty in the world, and so many ways to create, and enjoy it…

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