Heart Happy (cathy_edgett) wrote,
Heart Happy
cathy_edgett



Fog is dripping over the hill.  Life as we know it here returns.

Though all is well with me personally, there are so many problems in the world that I rest this morning in these words.



Nothing that is worth doing can be achieved in our lifetime;
therefore, we must be saved by hope.

Nothing which is true or beautiful or good makes complete sense
in any immediate context of history;
therefore, we must be saved by faith.

Nothing we do, however virtuous, can be accomplished alone;
therefore we are saved by love.


~ Reinhold Niebuhr ~


(Excerpt from The Irony of American History,
cited in Leading from Within, ed. by S. M. Intrator and M. Scribner)
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