When I ask if you have fallen out of love with me and you do not answer, I picture you holding a tin can up to your ear. I imagine a string tied to its middle as if it were a leash around the belly of a fat, silver worm. The string— an escaped vein—runs… Read More Telephone

Our job is to love …

Our job is to love others without stopping to inquire whether or not they are worthy. That is not our business and, in fact, it is nobody’s business. What we are asked to do is to love, and this love itself will render both ourselves and our neighbors worthy. – Thomas Merton Amen.