I felt that he must somehow like my being in the joke of it all, and that in his great heart he had room for a boy willing absolutely to lose himself in him, and be as one of his creations
Sometimes I grew alarmed at the wreck I perceived that I had become; the energy of my purpose alone sustained me: my labours would soon end, and I believed that exercise and amusement would then drive away incipient disease; and I promised myself both of these when my creation
should be complete.
Under an oak-tree loaded with leaves and nuts, under a sky full of eternal eyes, I stand in a thoroughfare; but in the works of our plastic arts and especially of sculpture, creation is driven into a corner.
A true announcement of the law of creation, if a man were found worthy to declare it, would carry art up into the kingdom of nature, and destroy its separate and contrasted existence.
When science is learned in love, and its powers are wielded by love, they will appear the supplements and continuations of the material creation.
Could men or plants but once elevate their thoughts to the vast scale of creation
, it would teach them their own insignificance so plainly, would so unerringly make manifest the futility of complaints, and the immense disparity between time and eternity, as to render the useful lesson of contentment as inevitable as it is important.
Thus, if a man kept his place all a long summer's day, he might see pass before him pageant after pageant until he had seen the whole story of the world, from the Creation
to the Day of Judgment.
Cases of this nature are common, and are, as we shall hereafter more fully see, inexplicable on the theory of independent creation.
Before discussing the three classes of facts, which I have selected as presenting the greatest amount of difficulty on the theory of 'single centres of creation,' I must say a few words on the means of dispersal.
In the face of the environmental crises that threaten all of life, I first review how the WCC focus on creation
GREEN REVOLUTION: Coming Together to Care for Creation
by Ben Lowe.
and creativity embody multiple and various aspects.