Everyday Spirituality

Everyday Spirituality


How Far Away is the Infinite?

posted by Cheryl Petersen

I may not take the time to go on a retreat in the middle of Australia, or go visit the Grand Canyon, but I can appreciate what my friends told me.

Dede spent 3 days in the desert of Australia and said, “I’d look out over the flat horizon and feel there was nothing between me and the infinite.”

Adam spent a week in and around the Grand Canyon. “I could not help but feel the powerfulness.”

Frenchman, Blaise Pascal writer, Christian philosopher, mathematician, and physicist was quoted to have said, “Nature is an infinite sphere of which the center is everywhere and the circumference nowhere.”

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