“There are beautiful wild forces within us. Let them turn the mills inside and fill sacks that feed even heaven.”
–St. Francis of Assisi from “Love Poems from God: Twelve Sacred Voices from the East and West,” edited by Daniel Ladinsky (Penguin Group, New York, 2002)
Art Credit: Frederick Varley, “Stormy Weather,” Georgian Bay, 1921
Yes, St. Francis was a religious zealot; he had the right idea, though.