Articles by: Joe Dudeck

See the Beauty: Faith - Colorado Springs

See the Beauty: Faith

“My trust in God flows out of the experience of his loving me, day in and day out, whether the day is stormy or fair, whether I’m sick or in good health, whether I’m in a state of grace or disgrace. He comes to me where I live and loves […]

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See the Beauty: Slowness - Colorado Springs

See the Beauty: Slowness

“. . .we are all so busy, and have so many far-off projects to realise, and castles in the fire to turn into solid habitable mansions on a gravel soil, that we can find no time for pleasure trips into the Land of Thought. . .” ― Robert Louis Stevenson […]

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See the Beauty: Dreams - Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve

See the Beauty: Dreams

“Our lives are but specks of dust falling through the fingers of time. Like sands of the hourglass, so are the days of our lives.” ― Socrates On the way to school the other day, Quinn asked me what was on my bucket list . . . before proceeding to […]

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See the Beauty: Awake - Taos New Mexico - San Francisco de Asis Church - Ansel Adams - 1

See the Beauty: Awake

“The whole world is, to me, very much ‘alive’ – all the little growing things, even the rocks. I can’t look at a swell bit of grass and earth, for instance, without feeling the essential life – the things going on – within them. The same goes for a mountain, […]

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See the Beauty: Hmmm

See the Beauty: Hmmm

“I looked on, I thought, I reflected, I admired, in a state of stupefaction . . .” ― Jules Verne Hmmm. There’s something charming about the sound of that calming response. So beautifully onomatopoeic. It’s the satisfying sound of silence. Of ponder. It’s the consideration of an idea just discovered […]

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See the Beauty: Entanglement

See the Beauty: Entanglement

“Invisible threads are the strongest ties.” ― Friedrich Nietzsche Entanglement. In simplest terms, it’s the word physicists use to describe the deep energetic connection that exists between two particles — even after being physically separated. Or as Einstein called it, the “spooky action at a distance.” By being once united, the particles […]

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See the Beauty: Life

See the Beauty: Life

each day, mule deer crowd around your grave to receive the life still in you. ― Joe Dudeck A haiku on our fallen tree — now chopped into pieces outside my window — and how it fulfills a new calling to sustain life after its death. (In fact, two deer . . […]

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See the Beauty: Negative Space

See the Beauty: Negative Space

“Eyes blinded by the fog of things cannot see truth. Ears deafened by the din of things cannot hear truth. Brains bewildered by the whirl of things cannot think truth. Hearts deadened by the weight of things cannot feel truth. Throats choked by the dust of things cannot speak truth.” […]

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See the Beauty: Winter

See the Beauty: Winter

“Winter is not the death of the life cycle, but its crucible.” ― Katherine May It’s February. The middle ground between the beginning and the ending of winter. It’s at this time when I become restless to move in one direction or another. Let the cold of winter stay and […]

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