Saints and Sinners

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Someone asked me today if I believed in the basic goodness of humankind. “Yes,’ I replied, ‘but history is filled with innumerable evidences of it’ s depraved evil as well.'”

We are, each of us, great paradoxes. Love, and it’s accompanying emotion and conviction, can lead to sacrifice or oppression. The desire for righteousness takes us to humility or condemnation. Hatred is the path to freedom and tyranny. Inside each of us is rapturous light and overwhelming darkness.

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blessings,
@BrianLoging
http://www.thewannabesaint.com

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thewannabesaint.com is a place for sojourners walking this spiritual path called life. - Brian Loging, brian@thewannabesaint.com, is lead writer at tWS. He is also a speaker, author, poet.

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