"In forgiveness, I allow the other to distance himself from his nature, from the way he is. In the moment of forgiveness, the other ceases to be a liar, so to speak. But it takes permission from outside of himself."
Wendell Berry on Marriage: Marriage in the MembershipAnne Husted Burleigh
The Heart and the Wall - Courtly Love and Christian CourtshipRobert E. Rodes , Jr.
The Gift of Simplicity: Obedience in the Work of Adrienne von SpeyrAdrian J. Walker
“What is reasonable is not what corresponds to reason’s self-determined a priori conditions of knowledge; it is rather what aids reason in the fulfilment of its telos, i.e., to contemplate the origin without which human existence becomes il-logical.”