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Advent Waiting for What We Will Never See

Let us plant dates even though those who plant them will never see them. We must live by the love of what we will never see. This is the secret discipline. It is a refusal to let the creative act be dissolved away in… Continue Reading “Advent Waiting for What We Will Never See”

Easter Wednesday – What Is Hope?

Today’s Easter poem from Education for Justice is by the Brazilian Theologian Rubem Alves. What Is Hope? 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… Continue Reading “Easter Wednesday – What Is Hope?”

Tomorrow’s Children

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”