Tuesday, December 28, 2004

When Catastrophe Strikes .....

Originally uploaded by Pip Wilson.

When Catastrophe Strikes
Eberhard Arnold

Only when we take human existence upon ourselves
in its starkest
and most humiliating misery
-a misery in which nothing has meaning
-can we win through to the only possible way to live
Only when we taste the lot of all,
when we become involved deeply in world suffering,
one in heart with the need of humanity,
can we win through to our true vocation.
Only when the conscience becomes active, only when love is born out of suffering, only when hardship leads to liberating action,
is victory near.

..... is Victory near ......