News from St. Francis 12/9 – 12/16/18

“There is a crack in everything. That is how the light gets in.” This quote is famously attributed to Leonard Cohen. If you do a little digging, you realize that it is a variation of a quote from the 13th century Muslim mystic, Rumi. Rumi, writing 800 hundred years before Cohen, noted, “The wound is the place where the light enters you.” Ah, originality. It is so elusive! However, cracks and wounds are not. They exist everywhere.

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