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June 28, 2009


Hi, I could not see the video, but I agree with you Divinity is in Nature
Thank God every time I look up the sky, the flowers, the mountains, the sea, the rivers... evrey where I see the love of God. And your wonderfull job touch my heart. Thank you Sir.

Lawrence of Arabia was so awed by the beauty of the desert of Wadi Rum that he exclaimed, "Numen Inest" ("divinity is here"). The video opens with pictures from there. I myself do not see divinity in the usual sense of the term, unless the concept is elastic enough to also apply to gooey desserts. Here I used the term in a metaphorical sense for nature, which often provokes immense wonder in me as well.

Thank you for your note - you'll need Apple's Quicktime to see the video.

In 1621, Robert Burton in his "The Anatomy of Melancoly" (sic!) wrote "What a glut of books! Who can read them? As already, we shall have a vast Chaos and confusion of Books, we are oppressed with them, our eyes ache with reading, our fingers with turning."

So it was with tremendous pleasure that I found myself immersed in Numen Inest.

My aching eyes thank you!

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