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vega
vega
To mend the rifts in friendship and social media. v.hierofalco.net
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rmcrob
rmcrob

@vega That’s good, Vega. Lovely piece.

frostedechoes
frostedechoes

@vega Thank you for writing this. I have a lot of the same feelings. I did reach out via email.

Bruce
Bruce

@vega Thank you for these beautiful and difficult thoughts.

I am not good at keeping to his advice, but I try to remember the words of Isaac Penington:

yea, the very knowledge of truth, and holding of it forth by the man's wisdom, and in his will, out of the movings and power of the life, brings a damp upon the life, and interrupts the unity; for the life in others cannot unite with this in spirit, though it may own the words to be true.

I struggle with seasoning Truth with Love.

Penington also has much to say about healing rifts:

…the way is not by striving to beget into one and the same apprehension concerning things, nor by endeavoring to bring into one and the same practices; but by alluring and drawing into that wherein the unity consists, and which brings it forth in the vessels, which are seasoned therewith and ordered thereby. And from this let all wait for the daily new and living knowledge, and for the ordering of their conversations and practices in that light, (and drawings thereof) and in that simplicity…