The Quotidian, October 23, 2010 ~ Glimpsing the World as it Might Be

“… once you have glimpsed the world as it might be, as it ought to be, as it’s going to be (however that vision appears to you), it is impossible to live compliant and complacent anymore in the world as it is.” ~ The Reverend Victoria Safford

The Reverend Victoria Safford is the minister of the White Bear Unitarian Universalist Church in Mahtomudi, MN. She is also the author of Walking Toward Morning: Meditations (2003).

[Source: from the essay “The Small Work is the Great Work” by The Reverend Victoria Safford collected in the anthology The Impossible will Take a Little While: A Citizen’s Guide to Hope in a Time of Fear, edited by Paul Rogat Loeb (2004), page 184. Biographical information from Loeb’s anthology and the Unitarian Universalist website.]

About Andrew Shattuck McBride

I am a writer, editor, writing coach, and consultant. I work in a variety of genres, including poetry, short stories, and creative non-fiction. I also have a couple of novels simmering on back burners. THANK YOU to Nan Macy of Village Books for taking this photo (June 2011).
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