During times of radical change, how do we hold both the magnificence and tragedy of the world?
Geneen Marie Haugen

Wild Faith

Wild Faith

Mar 15, 2018-- "Sometimes the nearly unbearable beauty of the world overwhelms me. I tremble with a felt-sense that the magnificence that saturates the cosmos surely reflects the possibility, even now, of human magnificence. And then, as if I've crossed an invisible bridge to a waypoint of despair, I wonder how the mysterious, self-organizing wild Earth can peacefully co-exist with the absurdities and catastrophes of human invention. How do we hold both the magnificence and tragedy of the world, as if we stand at a threshold with Janus, the Roman god of beginnings and endings, looking in two directions?" Author Geneen Marie Haugen shares more in this essay. (14472 reads)


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