Monday, February 18, 2008

Lenten Post February 19th

Sunday during the Bible study on Matthew's Gospel that I'm leading we got into a discussion about how sublte changes in wording can make huge differences in how we look at things. (It all started when someone had a Bible in which all the Beatitudes began with "Happy are the ..." , which we found pretty interesting.) Here's an interesting twist in that:

Language has created the word loneliness to express the pain of being alone, and the word solitude to express the glory of being alone. Paul Tillich

I love times that I'm able to be alone, but I certainly don't like being alone. How about you?


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