Thursday, April 8, 2010

Believing in the Resurrection

Artist: Wolfram Plotzke

It's been a while since I've visited the Spirituality and Practice site (which I highly recommend, by the way). One of the regular features is called Spiritual Practice of the Day and each one contains both a quotation and a suggestion for putting the idea into practice. Here's one from a while back that I found:
To believe in the resurrection means that we cannot stop at our wounds.
— Patricia McCarthy quoted in Behold Your Life by Macrina Wiederkehr

To Practice This Thought: Honor your pain but don't entomb yourself in it.
I often find myself listening to someone who is caught by, stuck in, a wound that is actually decades old. I don't fault people for this, of course, because usually they truly don't know how to get out of that tomb. If we find ourselves trapped in this way, however, we really do need to find someone who can help us break free.


  1. thanks for the link to this site. Fabulous

  2. I'm glad you like the "Spirituality and Practice" site, Cathy. Truly one can spend hours on end there.


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