Tag: An Interrupted Life

Wise Advice from Etty Hillesum

Even if I should be locked up in a narrow cell and a cloud should drift past my small barred window, then I shall bring you that cloud, Oh God, while there is still the strength in me to do so. – Etty Hillesum… Continue Reading “Wise Advice from Etty Hillesum”

Amazing Words from Etty Hillesum

As life becomes harder and more threatening, it also becomes richer, because the fewer expectations we have, the more the good things of life become unexpected gifts that we accept with gratitude. РEtty Hillesum, An Interrupted Life

How Can We Be Peace in the World?

I so admire the work of Etty Hillesum – the depth of her spirituality in the face of the Nazi death camps was extraordinary. On this day, Memorial Day, that we celebrate the women and men who have fought to protect us, we pray… Continue Reading “How Can We Be Peace in the World?”

If You’ve Never Heard about Etty Hillesum . . . learn about her

You may not have heard about Etty Hillesum. If you haven’t, do a little research. Do you want to read an inspiring journal of courage, then read An Interrupted Life. A desire to kneel down sometimes pulses through my body, or rather it is… Continue Reading “If You’ve Never Heard about Etty Hillesum . . . learn about her”