Thursday, January 21, 2010

"...we would fall down and worship each other."

"Then it was as if I suddenly saw the secret beauty of their hearts, the depths of their hearts where neither sin nor desire nor self-knowledge can reach, the core of their reality, the person that each one is in God's eyes. If only they could see themselves as they really are. If only we could see each other that way all the time, there would be no more war, no more hatred, no more cruelty, no more greed .... I suppose the big problem would be that we would fall down and worship each other."

Thomas Merton

Unitarian Universalists believe in the inherent worth and dignity of every person. Would that everyone in the world would share in our beliefs.

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