Friday, July 05, 2013

Impacted by the poorest. I am. I learn.

But if I get too near this woman 
if I listen to her 
if I begin to know the names of her children 
her past her life 
If I identify with her

I can't go on eating as I used to 
I can't accept the luxury and the waste 
If I truly love 
if I feel concerned 
my life must change 

the time I get up and go to bed 
the friends I like to talk with 
go out with eat with 
in smart restaurants 
the books I read 
the money I have to spend 

Jean Vanier.