Madeleleine L’Engle

Wandering around Greenbelt I came across a quote by Madeleine L’Engle, which led to searching out some more stuff that she’d written. Here’s some great spiritual toffee to chew on …..
“Those who believe they believe in God but without passion in the heart, without anguish of mind, without uncertainty, without doubt, and even at times without despair, believe only in the idea of God, and not in God himself”
“We’re afraid to be human because if we’re human we might get hurt”
“We tend to defend vigorously things that in our deepest hearts we are not quite certain about. If we are certain of something we know, it doesn’t need defending.
“Truth is eternal. Knowledge is changeable. It is disastrous to confuse them”
“We have much to be judged on when he comes, slums and battlefields and insane asylums, but these are the symptoms of our illness and the result of our failures in love.”

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