A writer inspired by nature and human nature


Inspired by nature! ~ Bette A. Stevens

Sacred Touches

I love to think of nature
as an unlimited broadcasting station,
through which God speaks to us  every hour,
if we will only tune in.
~George Washington Carver

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The child whispered, “God, speak to me”
And a meadowlark sang.
The child did not hear.

So the child yelled, “God, speak to me!”
And the thunder rolled across the sky
But the child did not listen.

The child looked around and said,
“God let me see you” and a star shone brightly
But the child did not notice.

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And the child shouted, “God show me a miracle!”
And a life was born
But the child did not know.

So the child cried out in despair,
“Touch me God, and let me know you are here!”
Where upon God reached down
And touched the child.

But the child brushed the butterfly away
And walked away unknowingly.
~Ravindra Kumar Harnani

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Comments on: "628. Nature is a revelation of God. ~Henry Wadsworth Longfellow" (5)

  1. I believe I would have noticed, at least the thunder 😀

    • So often, I’m so preoccupied that I tune Him out. How wonderful it is when I step out in the quiet and take time to tune in. ❤

      • We all suffer from overly busy brains. It is, I think, part of being a writer. There are always words zipping around. It distracts me in all kinds of ways, not just from noticing nature, but from hearing what people are saying, seeing what’s going on right in front of me. And from sleeping.

  2. Nice to know I’m not alone, Marilyn! 🙂

  3. Very touching and beautiful.

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