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Two Words That Say It All

 

February 1, 2020

I have never recovered from reading Rabbi Abraham Heschel's probing book, Man's Quest for God. It is written to Jewish worshipers, but there's a strong message there for all of us; particularly Christians. In Chapter one he writes: "To the man of our age nothing is as familiar and nothing as trite as words. Of all things they are the cheapest, and most abused and least regarded. They are the object of frequent defilement. We all live in them, feel in them, think in them, but failing to uphold their independent dignity, to respect their power and weight, they turn waif (astray), elusive –...



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