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No Boundaries in the Heart

The psalms keep teaching me that to be emotionally and spiritually whole, there’s no drawing lines inside the human heart. It’s like my students keep showing me. We can feel it all. Rejected and radiant. I think the psalms show our inner lives are a celestial place, a Milky Way, and as John Muir wrote about everything being connected, “When we try to pick out anything by itself, we find it hitched to everything else in the Universe.”

— from the book What Was Lost: Seeking Refuge in the Psalms

by Maureen O’Brien

What Was Lost by Maureen O'Brien


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