Friday, February 22, 2008

words

"when we say no to violence, we always imagine a knife, a bomb, a gun. however, to me, violence is caused by our attitude. for example, telling people that they are good for nothing, that they are lazy, and that they are this, and that they are that. i think this is a great violence."

the joy of loving ~ mother teresa

5 comments:

P said...

Sometimes we try to sort them through, take them back, turn them round but they are out there stuck as a bruise, or a palm-shaped raisedred mark on the face. We carry more scars from what we say to eachother.

x.

lucy said...

there is forgiveness though, and the understanding that comes from it.

xxx.

P said...

Thankfully forthat yet still we saythings. Justgives one pause to think. We should be morecareful with one another.

x.

lucy said...

which is the meaning of the quote, i think; or, at least the reason it resonated with me.

xxx.

P said...

Indeed, Luce. Thank youfor it.

x.