So I go down to the water's edge again, to listen for my neglected ancestors, whose voices sound in the trees and carry across the shore with the mewing of the gulls. There is a great, innovative music out there which we are sadly neglecting. The inner earth is a song I have only started to listen to.
— John Hay in A Beginner's Faith in Things Unseen
Tuesday, September 09, 2008
Starting to listen
Here's a wonderful expression about paying attention and how it generates both contemplation and gratitude: