Monday, September 16, 2019

Reflection for the Week - September 16

The problem with words is often similar to that of the problem of bodies; breakdown, tiredness, wearing out. That is, through use and abuse words become artificial and overwrought. Their ability to “say something” is under threat as the grammar of mesmerizing entertainment captures hearts and minds with subtext and subterfuge. Imagination and creativity can combat this worthless diatribe and find new formulations in the hope of reshaping the living and dynamic meaning that pertains to the centrality of communication in human relationships, reading texts, and seeking God.