Tag Archives: "God's Grandeur"

A World Charged with God’s Grandeur

Hopkins captures associates the Holy Spirit with the coming of spring, where we reconnect with nature’s beauty.

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Lord, Thou’st Made the World Too Beautiful

Millay’s gorgeous poem about autumn testifies to God’s hand in the world.

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The Grandeur of God

Spiritual Sunday Julia and I have been in Davis, California seeing our son this past week (he is a graduate student in English at the university there) and took the occasion to visit Big Basin Redwoods State Park.  As I walked through the silence of the forest and gazed up in awe at the mammoth […]

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