But the Great Spirit
has provided you and me with an opportunity for study in nature's university,
the forests, the rivers, the mountains, and the animals which include us."
felt lifted up, as though the great wind of a mountain top blew through and
…Now and then we may be granted a glimpse of
that ultimate reality which is God's kingdom. And we will be comforted and
assured that our own destiny in that realm will be secure for so long as we
try, however falteringly, to find and do the will of our Creator.
Steps & Twelve Traditions pg. 98
us look now upon the sea and ponder what its mystery is; and let us lift
our eyes to the far horizon, beyond which we shall seek all those wonders still
says somebody. "This is nonsense. It isn't practical."
Steps & Twelve Traditions pg. 100
Spirit let me hear the lessons from nature.