Monday, August 3, 2015

Reflection for the Week–August 3

Life is lived in the midst of goodness and beauty, while at the same time being threatened by evil and absurdity. This delicate truth ebbs and flows. At some moments it’s calm and peaceful and at others raging out of control. That is, life, as Shakespeare would suggest, is venomous; both a remedy and a poison; and as the biblical text confirms, a joy and a burden.