Sunday, August 29, 2021

Thought for the Day

We are called to weep with those who weep and mourn
with those who mourn. Our tears are our prayers when we
can't speak, a baptism of sorts, a salty healing, a sign of our
vulnerability, and a liturgical response to violence. [. . .]
~ Barbara Holmes

Quoted from Barbara Holmes, "Communal Lament" (Daily Meditation on Crisis Contemplation), The Center for Action and Contemplation, July 28, 2021
Rev. Dr. Barbara Holmes, Theologian, Scholar of African American Spirituality and Mysticism, Activist, Writer and Author; Faculty Member, The Center for Action and Contemplation

Barbara A. Holmes, Crisis Contemplation: Healing the Global Village (CAC Publishing, 2021), pages 95-96

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