"Lots of people hardly ever feel real soil under their feet, see plants grow except in flower pots, or get far enough beyond the street light to catch the enchantment of a night sky studded with stars. When people live far from scenes of the Great Spirit's making, it's easy for them to forget His laws."
though lying upon a sunlit beach, let us relax and breathe deeply of the
spiritual atmosphere with which the grace of this prayer surrounds us. Let us
become willing to partake and be strengthened and lifted up by the sheer
spiritual power, beauty, and love of which these magnificent words are the
carriers. Let us look 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
Steps & Twelve Traditions pg. 100
who could comprehend a Supreme Being anyhow? Yet, in other moments, we found
ourselves thinking, when enchanted by a starlit night, "Who then, made all
this?" There was a feeling of awe and wonder...
Book pg. 46
And then, with a better motive, had we not worshipfully beheld the sunset, the sea, or a flower?
Book pg. 54
Great Spirit help me, help me to live close to your creation.