I know what Gam su l’tova (This is also for the good) means, I said. It doesn’t mean, “this painful situation is going to end up gratifying.” Sometimes things get better. Sometimes they get worse. Gam zu l’tova means that creation is good and… Continue Reading “Gam su l’tova”
Nature, earth, the world—whatever you call it—is not simply something I am on but something I am. It is not outside of me: it is me, and I am it. There is no outside. – Paul Kingsnorth
Should you shield the canyons from the windstorms, you would never see the true beauty of their carvings. – Elisabeth Kubler-Ross
A poem begins in delight and ends in wisdom. – Robert Frost
Everything in the world makes sense and is wonderful if viewed through open eyes. – Jose Ortega y Gasset
Reality is permeated, indeed flooded, with divine creativity, nourishment, and care. – Marcus J. Borg, Conflict, Holiness, and Politics
Today’s Lenten poem from Education for Justice is by Rubem Alves. Tomorrow’s Children What is hope? It is a presentiment that imagination is more real and reality less real than it looks. It is a hunch that the overwhelming brutality of facts that oppress… Continue Reading “Tomorrow’s Children”
So much has been given to me; I have no time to ponder over that which has been denied. – Helen Keller Would that we could all put this into practice.