Monday, December 12, 2011

when your heart is hemorrhaging

"You have to have no answers and also be in joy. You have to be ready to dance when your heart is hemorrhaging; and you have to be ready to sing a dirge when things -- for ONCE! -- are going okay for you, and every last one of your friends is in crisis. To hold the tension between the light and the darkness; pain and joy; life that we love so much and the fact that we all must die is the intersection of the cross."

[Heather King, "Spirituality: 'We played the flute for you, and you did not dance...."]

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