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Wednesday of Hope – Indomitable Expectation

At the bottom of the heart of every human being there is something that goes on indomitably expecting, in the teeth of all experience of crimes committed, suffered and witnessed, that is good and not evil will be done to her. It is this above all that is sacred in every being.

– Simone Weil

The Vulnerability of Precious Things

The vulnerability of precious things is beautiful because vulnerability is a mark of existence. The destruction of Troy. The fall of the petals from fruit trees in blossom. To know that what is most precious is not rooted in existence – that is beautiful.

– Simone Weil

Wednesday of Hope . . . . 5

At the bottom of the heart of every human being there is something that goes on indomitably expecting, in the teeth of all experience of crimes committed, suffered and witnessed, that is good and not evil will be done to her. It is this above all that is sacred in every human life.

– Simone Weil

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Thoughts on Hope – 16

At the bottom of the heart of every human being there is something that goes on indomitably expecting,  in the teeth of all experience of crimes committed, suffered and witnessed, that is good and not evil will be done to her. It is this above all that is sacred in every human life.

– Simone Weil

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