Small Groups (via The Incredible True-Life Adventures of Yibbet Turman)

Small Groups I’ve had to read all this stuff about the Holocaust for some work I’m doing this summer.  Spend two hours with the Final Solution, and you better be careful with yourself. To clear my head, I watched an episode of “The Wire,” in which a man was beaten to death.  Oops.  I had been reading Kathleen Norris earlier in the day, and she was writing about how you fight the vices with the virtues.  Acceptance the opposite of violence.  So I thought accep … Read More

via The Incredible True-Life Adventures of Yibbet Turman

One thought on “Small Groups (via The Incredible True-Life Adventures of Yibbet Turman)

  1. “The good is as mysterious as the evil.”
    Brilliant, Elizabeth! I love the inherent approval that tempts me to just accept that which is ‘good’ without attemtpting to analyze the ‘wonderful’ we find in life. You mean I don’t have to determine: am I worth this much good? is this good really and truly good or just mediocre? what will accepting this good cost me?

    Ahhhh, the blessed permission to simply accept good and relax into it’s mystery. Thank you for that!

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