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On Charlie Hebdo

Let us begin, not with the cartoons at the center of the shootings at the office of Charlie Hebdo in Paris, but with the human beings. Let it always be about the human beings.
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On Sight

And we stand there, beckoning and calling, telling people what we are seeing, asking people what they see.
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On Rebellion + Hope

To hold hope these days is an act of rebellion.
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On Fecundity

There is in all visible things an invisible fecundity, a dimmed light, a meek namelessness, a hidden wholeness.
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On Justice

Justice is what love looks like in public.
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On Sitting Quietly

All the unhappiness of men arises from one simple fact: that they cannot sit quietly in their chamber.
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On Movement

Movement makes richest sense when set within a frame of stillness.
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On Perspective

It's the perspective we choose — not the places we visit — that ultimately tells us where we stand.
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An imaginative holding space

In a world where secular buildings whisper to us relentlessly of earthly power, the cathedrals that punctuate the skylines of great towns and cities may continue to furnish an imaginative holding space for the priorities of the spirit.
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Nothing that is worth doing can be achieved in our lifetime; therefore we must be saved by hope.

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

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