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Jesus Christ is both the medium and the message.

— Richard Rohr, Things Hidden  <link>

Silence exists so that we might speak to God. And it is in silence that God communicates His graces to us.

— St. Vincent de Paul  <link>


Halfhearted or insincere apologies are often worse than not apologizing at all because recipients find them insulting. If you’ve done something wrong in your dealings with another person, it’s as if there’s an infection in your relationship. A good apology is like an antibiotic; a bad apology is like rubbing salt in the wound.

— Randy Pausch, The Last Lecture  <link>

When there is an elephant in the room, introduce it.

— Randy Pausch, The Last Lecture  <link>

That Which Separates

Two prisoners whose cells adjoin communicate with each other by knocking on the wall. The wall is the thing which separates them but is also their means of communication. It is the same with us and God. Every separation is a link.

— Simone Weil  <link>