Saturday, September 12, 2015

“Faith sees best in the dark”

It's been a long time—years actually—since we've posted anything here. Still, people have continued to come to this site.

Stephen Colbert's recent interview of Vice President Joe Biden was a powerfully vulnerable and very moving conversation about grief and faith. We felt it was worth sharing.

The Vice President captured our sense of life after loss when he quoted of Simon Kierkegaard,

"Faith sees best in the dark."
We have drawn comfort from similar words written by Nicholas Wolterstorff after he lost his son in a climbing accident,
"I shall look at the world through tears. Perhaps I shall things that dry eyed I could not see.


To read more about the Kierkegaard quote, go to:  "Faith Sees Best in the Dark": Joe Biden and Kierkegaard.

Wolterstorff's quote comes from his book, Lament for a Son, p.69.

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