Tuesday, September 28, 2010

Scripture has a name for that kind of faith, devotion, and piety that feels deeply, even tremendously, that makes one feel buoyant and fully alive, yet remains self-enclosed and self-oriented, that fails to make any difference in the concrete life of the world and of the countless men and women who struggle amidst the ordinary circumstances of day to day living. Scripture calls it “dead”.

"The Kingdom of Heaven is a condition of the heart." (Friedrich Nietzsche)