Everyday resurrection

It is a constant effort and hard work – an inexplicably life-affirming – to honour who you are what you believe, and why you are here.*
(Elle Luna)

Erich Fromm redefines resurrection so that we might also experience it in the everyday:

Man and society are resurrected every moment in the act of hope and of faith in the here and now; every act of love, of awareness, of compassion is resurrection; every act of sloth, of greed, of selfishness is death.^

I don’t know about you, but there are many things that don’t quite go as I imagined or planned, so the thought that today comes with the possibility of something being moved from death to resurrection is one that I want to grasp, understanding that it will also take effort and hard work.

There’s plenty to go around, too.

*From Elle Luna’s The Crossroads of Should and Must;
**From Erich Fromm’s The Revolution of Hope.

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