Sunday, January 30, 2005

Let Deep Speak to Deep

"True love between two human beings puts you more in touch with your deepest self. It is a love in God. The pain you experience from the death or absence of the person you love, then, always calls you to a deeper knowledge of God's love. God's love is all the love you need, and it reveals to you the love of God in the other. So the God in you can speak to the God in the other. This is deep speaking to deep, a mutuality in the heart of God, who embraces both of you."

-- Henri J.M. Nouwen, The Inner Voice of Love, "Let Deep Speak to Deep", p. 64.

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