We must turn water into air in order to live, which for us means turning our experience into something that can sustain us. It means turning pain into wonder, heartache into joy. --Mark Nepo

Etty Hillesum: A Celebrant of Life

Etty Hillesum: A Celebrant of Life

May 14, 2018-- While you may know the story of Anne Frank, you may not be aware of the life of Etty Hillesum. She lived in Amsterdam and wrote a diary in which she documented her inner shift from a bourgeois woman plagued by neuroses and self-doubt to someone who, in the midst of the filth and deprivation of a concentration camp, could gaze towards the sky crying "tears of deep emotion and gratitude". More in this powerful short tribute to her spirit. (9357 reads)


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Take ActionThe next time you find yourself caught up in pain and suffering, pause a moment to notice the awesome wonder of life going on all around you.



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