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Providence is in the details


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[1 of 5] Anonymous (3000 BC-current, World): primary subject "Providence, also in details" (search under Cosmology/Cosmology, Laws)": detail "Chinese Proverb"
Man cannot stir one inch without the push of heaven’s finger.

[2 of 5] Marcus Aurelius (AD 121-180, Italy): primary subject "Providence, also in details" (search under Cosmology/Cosmology, Laws)": source "Thoughts of the Emperor Marcus Aurelius": detail "Chapter X.5"
Whatever may happen to you, it was prepared for you from all eternity; and the implication of causes was from eternity spinning the thread of your being, and of that which is incident to it.

[3 of 5] Proclus (412-485, Turkey): primary subject "Providence, also in details" (search under Cosmology/Cosmology, Laws)": source "Mystical Theology and the Celestial Hierarchies"
Every particular thing, even the most minute as well as the universal, depends for ever upon the beneficent Providence of Divinity.

[4 of 5] Russell, G.W. ('AE') (1867-1935, Ireland): primary subject "Providence, also in details" (search under Cosmology/Cosmology, Laws)": detail "‘Candle of Vision’: Have Imaginations Body?"
There is nothing incredible in the assumption that every cell in the body is wrapped about with myriad memories. He who attributes least mystery to matter is furthest from truth, and he nearest who conjectures the Absolute to be present in fullness of being in the atom.

[5 of 5] Saurat, Denis (1890-1958, France): primary subject "Providence, also in details" (search under Cosmology/Cosmology, Laws)": source "Death and the Dreamer"
God is a God of details; of every detail he is aware; in every detail he is active. In politics, in wars, in psychology—this is evident, childish even; the contrary would be unconceivable.