HOLY HERETIC DEVOTIONAL- Aug. 11, 2016-SOLITUDE
Compiled by Mercy Junction Justice and Peace Center Director Beth Foster
“It is easy in the world to live after the world’s opinion; it is easy in solitude to live after our own; but the great man is he who in the midst of the crowd keeps with perfect sweetness the independence of solitude.” — Ralph Waldo Emerson
As we close out our summer of focus on “being,” as we end our time of solitude to engage with a broken world, the challenge is maintaining the sweetness of that time in the midst of the crowd.
Today’s Action: Today, when you find yourself with others — in the midst of a crowd, in a meeting, waiting in line — close your eyes, focus your breath and for just a few seconds, go to your place of solitude.
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