(263 quotes found)
“We are all longing to go home to some place we have never been — a place half-remembered and half-envisioned we can only catch glimpses of from time to time. Community. Somewhere, there are people to whom we can speak with passion without having the words catch in our throats. Somewhere a circle of hands will open to receive us, eyes will light up as we enter, voices will celebrate with us whenever we come into our own power. Community means strength that joins our strength to do the work that needs to be done. Arms to hold us when”
“Raise a million filters and the rain will not be clean, until the longing for it be refined in deep confession. And still we hear, If only this nation had a soul, or, Let us change the way we trade, or, Let us be proud of our region.”
“Do you think it all meant nothing, all the longing? The longing for home?
For indeed it now feels not like going, but like going back. All my life the god
of the Mountain has been wooing me. Oh, look up once at least before the end
and wish me joy. I am going to my lover. Do you not see now?”