Saturday, October 17, 2009

How not to be broken

Artist: Claude Monet

Rigidity tends to make us brittle, doesn't it?

I've learned how to not be broken from life's unwanted things by watching a willow in the wild wind tossing and bending rather than pushing back against the storm. It's taught me that I can't always have everything go my way. Sometimes I need to bend a bit.

Joyce Rupp


  1. this was just wonderful...I shared it with some friends, who were all moved, and very grateful as well...

    Thank you for listening to the urging of the Holy Spirit, and sharing such a profound truth with your readers and friends...

    May our loving & amazing God bless and keep you,

  2. Thank you, Kristin.

    I have been reading Joyce Rupp since my convent days. She is very thoughtful and very wise.


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