Posts made in June 28th, 2014

3. Day 28: Verzeiung (Forgiveness) & Communion

Posted by on Jun 28, 2014 in All-One, Fear of Guilt, Poetry | 4 comments

3. Day 28:  Verzeiung (Forgiveness) & Communion

The amazing book “The Book Thief” (by Markus Zusak) came to me during this month of extending love to guilt.  Surely this is no accident and indeed a novel of the tenacity of loving in all conditions, especially with the incarcerating power of guilt.  The story is narrated by Death and told through the eyes of a young girl in Nazi Germany.  It is powerful in every way.  I must share these definitions that leapt out at me: “Verzeiung–Forgiveness:  to stop feeling anger, animosity or resentment.  Related words: absolution, acquittal, mercy” —p. 368...

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