"By reading the scriptures I am so renewed that all nature seems renewed around me and with me. The sky seems to be a pure, a cooler blue, the trees a deeper green. The whole world is charged with the glory of God and I feel fire and music under my feet"
- Thomas Merton
About this Quote
This quote by Thomas Merton speaks to the power of scripture and its ability to renew and refresh the soul. By reading the bibles, Merton is able to experience a spiritual renewal that is reflected worldwide around him. He notifications the sky is a purer blue, the trees a much deeper green, and the whole world is charged with the glory of God. He even feels fire and music under his feet, a sign of the spiritual improvement he has actually undergone. This quote talks to the power of bible to bring about spiritual renewal and change. It is a pointer that when we rely on scripture, we can experience a spiritual renewal that is reflected in the world around us.
This quote is written / told by Thomas Merton between January 31, 1915 and December 10, 1968. He/she was a famous Author from USA, the quote is categorized under the topic Nature. The author also have 33 other quotes.
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