Wednesday, October 02, 2019

Witness …

… Catapult | I Spent Years Searching for Magic—I Found God Instead | Tara Isabella Burton. (Hat tip, Dave Lull.)

This is a moving and important piece, miraculously suited to our times:

The faith I found proclaimed a sanctified world, and a redeemed one—an enchanted world, if you want to call it that—but one where meanings were concrete. It offered me not just a sense of emotional intensity, but a direction in which to channel it. It contained magic not for the sake of magic, but rather miracle for the sake of goodness. God died and came back from the dead not because magic was real, but because love was stronger than an unmagical world.

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