Only the man who has had to face despair is really convinced that he needs mercy. Those who do not want mercy never seek it. It is better to find God on the threshold of despair than to risk our lives in a complacency that has never felt the need of forgiveness.
— Thomas Merton, No Man Is an Island, Sentences on Hope
From one kind of sublime to, well, a something different…
I just happened to hear Andy Grammer’s Wish You Pain this morning.
Thomas Merton and Andy Grammer in the same post???
Get over it 🙂
p.s. my better half took me to an Andy Grammer concert a couple of weeks back. I have to admit I’m a snob when it comes to musical style…and I found Andy’s positive message so spot on…well, who needs to be a snob anyway?
Grace and peace to you…
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