Tag: the letters and Diaries of etty hillesum 1941-1943

Wednesday of Hope – Gratitude and Hope in the Face of Terror

Etty Hillesum is such example of courage, compassion and hope in the face of the most horrific times in our recent history. As life becomes harder and more threatening, it also becomes richer, because the fewer expectations we have, the more good things of… Continue Reading “Wednesday of Hope – Gratitude and Hope in the Face of Terror”

The Well is Deep

There is a really deep well inside me. And in it dwells God. Sometimes I am there too. But more often stones and grit block the well, and God is buried beneath. Then God must be dug out again. – Etty Hillesum, from The… Continue Reading “The Well is Deep”