"The artificial separation between humans and cosmos is at the root of contemporary moral confusion."
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"Each of us has busy days and a busy life, but that does not give us permission to disregard the sacredness of another who enters our world of deadlines. … If we continue to meet all the deadlines and miss the persons or experiences in our daily lives, we most certainly will encounter the 'dead-lines' that have no heartbeat or response to the life-giving mystery of God's people in our lives."
"The greatest figures of prophecy and sanctity step forth out of the darkest night. But for the most part, the formative stream of the mystical life remains invisible. Certainly, the most decisive turning points in world history are substantially co-determined by souls whom no history book ever mentions."
"I can't unlearn that there is truth within me. I can't forget that the words I say — or don't say — have an impact on my sense of self, other marginalized individuals and future generations. I can't apathetically accept that status quo within the church where I work and the community in which I live."
"To be free is not merely to cast off one's chains, but to live in a way that respects and enhances the freedom of others."
"Love will always be victorious. The one who loves can do everything."
"There is no American or Guatemalan. There is no English-speaker or Mam-speaker. There is no immigrant or citizen. We are all one in Christ Jesus. We belong to Christ and one another."
"God dares us to believe that the raw ingredients of our lives contain the seeds of the kingdom of God."
"We as a church have to hear where the reality is, we have to be the ones to say, 'There's a human face and that human face always points us to Christ.' If we don't say it, who will?"
"While getting sick was not our fault, getting well and healing together is our responsibility."
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