Falling in love every day

“Somewhere each day we have to fall in love with someone, something, some moment, event, phrase. Somehow each day we must allow the softening of the heart. Otherwise our hearts will move inevitably toward hardness. We will move toward cynicism, bitterness, fear and despair. That’s where most of the world is trapped and doesn’t even know it.

The world’s been in love with death so long that it calls death life. It tries to conjure up life by making itself falsely excited, by creating parties where there’s no reason to celebrate…. Yet the only way to experience joy is to give yourself to reality. Joy comes after you go that extra mile and offer yourself first-thing every day.”  Richard Rohr

This nearly perfectly expresses what I believe. Here are a few things I have fallen in love with recently… what about you?

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One Response to Falling in love every day

  1. jaytrock says:

    Thanks for sharing this quotation, Shannon. May we all join together to keep our hearts from hardening!

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