“It follows that now is the time for yielding justice, for foolish forgiveness, for outrageous generosity, for elaborate hospitality.
None of these acts can come from fear, anxiety, or despair. But they are all acts that evoke new futures that the fearful think are impossible.
Hope in the end is a contradiction of the dominant version of reality … The convergence of holy resolve and human risk-taking does indeed generate an alternative reality.”
~ William Brueggemann, “Vanquishing the Kingdom of Despair,” SoJourners Magazine (December 2013 – Grief, Courage, and Perseverance edition). Find the full article here.
Oh yeah, now that’s good medicine for the moxifully resolved among us.
Big Love and Heaps of Holy Resolve,