Some people, in order to find God, will read a book. But there is a great book, the book of created nature. Look carefully at it top and bottom, observe it, read it. God did not make letters of ink for you to recognize him in; he set before your eyes all these things he has made. Why look for a louder voice?


In the summer issue of Plough magazine, Creatures we meet dogs with expressive eyebrows, bees that give up their lives, and a cat who counteracts darkness. Then there are the human creatures.