What Kind of Love Is This? | Orion Magazine

Posted by Trish Riley, December 24, 2011

For the sake of the children, we are called to sacrifice—which means, literally, that we are called to make the world sacred again. We are called to see that the light that glows behind the trees at the end of the day is a miraculous light, and it’s the same light that catches in a child’s hair, and flares from burning methane gas. The world is a great and astonishing improbability that has come, for reasons we will never understand, as a gift to us…

It’s hard to imagine that in only a century the world has moved such a distance. Here is one child who stands in rapture before the glory of a new technology. Now, here is another child who stands at the edge of a damaged and desecrated world. Time is so short. The challenge to create lastin

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