Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Spiritual Rhythms of Life for Today

Overdoing suspicion will take a challenge as a threat. The reception of the other in hospitality marks a trust in oneself to have a capacity to welcome that which is not one’s own. The fear of violence being done to oneself by the other, while a legitimate concern, all too often initiates a surplus of suspicion that ironically damages the one so desperately seeking protection. A self – other configuration that carefully takes both into consideration leaves us in a tensional perspective, having to work out the dynamics between trust and suspicion; life and death.