"The miracles of the church seem to me to rest not so much upon faces or voices or healing power coming suddenly near to us from afar off, but upon our perceptions being made finer, so that for a moment our eyes can see and our ears can hear what is there about us always"
- Willa Cather
About this Quote
This quote by Willa Cather talks with the power of confidence and also the miracles of the church. She suggests that these wonders are not always superordinary incidents, however instead an enhanced understanding of the elegance as well as power of the globe around us. She suggests that these miracles are constantly present, yet we often stop working to recognize them as a result of our dulled detects. Cather recommends that when our senses are made finer, we can unexpectedly see and listen to the miracles that have actually existed the whole time. This quote talks to the power of confidence and also the relevance of being open to the beauty of the world around us. It encourages us to take a moment to value the wonders that are present in our lives, as well as to recognize the power of faith in our lives.
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