Tuesday, April 23, 2013

News at Eleven: I learned something from these patients

about the way in which the soul faces disease and death: Whether with courage or with fear, the soul looks both forward and backward, with uncommon clarity at itself and at the world.

This is the perilous posture occupied by the poet Christian Wiman in his memoir My Bright Abyss: Meditation of a Modern Believer.

from CathNews: A poet meditates on life and death


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