“Our task must be to free ourselves from this prison by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all…”
“Sometimes I feel like God isn’t mentioned enough… when ppl are asking for help we are reminded that we are not alone. That God is sitting right next to us.” In a scene starting at, “Two decades earlier, I sat on the top step in an apartment swimming pool while a foot away Joseph…” here,Continue reading “Fundamentalism, one step from atheism”
Don’t be too quick to embrace the fundamentalism that summarily ascribes all of your good fortune to God/God’s will.
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I wondered if the fixed smile–as I perceived it–wasn’t also a wince from hurt carried constantly conscious. Inescapable.
It’s the kind of fortitude and okayness that come only from soaking up the outpouring from a ripped open heart.