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Wouldn't it be wonderful if we all used this view when approaching the things that have been broken in our lives? Broken relationships, broken hearts, misunderstandings, you name it… If those things in life were repaired by every person with love, kindness, forgiveness, wouldn’t the world, wouldn’t we be better off for the repair? Wouldn’t we view our lives differently? Wouldn’t our values change in a heartbeat?(more)
Beauty will spring up when I am open the Holy Spirit, receiving the water of His Spirit daily even though I leak like a cracked pot. I have put together two stories, in from the Desert Fathers and one poem about a Chinese woman carrying water in a cracked pot. The result is an analogy of the spiritual life.A novice sought out a well-known holy man to mentor him. In return he offered to do most of the heavy chores for the ederly monk. Everyday this novice was directed to haul water from a creek nearby with a yoke across his shoulders. On each end hung large clay pots at the ends of a pole.... (more)
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