The thing that leads to intimacy and relationship and connection is tenderness.

Fr. Greg Boyle

The Gentle Road Home

The Gentle Road Home

Jan 15, 2022-- "Back before Christmas, I led a weekend retreat in California. At its close, one of the retreatants presented me with The Whole Language: The Power of Extravagant Tenderness. I happen to be an admirer of the book's author, Gregory Boyle. Hes the founder of Homeboy Industries in Los Angeles, "the largest gang-intervention, rehabilitation, and reentry program in the world." Extravagant. Tenderness. I've been reading snatches of Boyles book in hotel rooms, in airports, on bumpy flights. Last night, when I finally finished, I flipped back through the pages, reviewing lines I'd highlighted. "Make us into a cento," they said, in chorus. So that's exactly what I've done." Phyllis Cole-Dai shares more. (7048 reads)

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