AND OF THESE THREE, THE GREATEST IS LOVE

“Hatred can rot a person’s wisdom and conscience,” Mr. Liu said in a statement he prepared for the trial. “An enemy mentality will poison the spirit of a nation and inflame brutal life and death struggles, destroy a society’s tolerance and humanity, and hinder a country’s advance toward freedom and democracy.”

LIU XIAOBO, renegade Chinese intellectual who kept vigil at Tiananmen Square in 1989 to protect protesters from encroaching soldiers. He won the Nobel while jailed and died in 2017 at 61. 


these were taken on december 5 when la was in the throes of  late autumn/early winter.
yesterday i noticed the pomegranate trees are already
sprouting fresh spring leaves!

5 Replies to “AND OF THESE THREE, THE GREATEST IS LOVE”

  1. Ingrid Christensen says: Reply

    We must guard our heart. Thank you Heather. Beautiful.

    1. Thank you, Ingrid, so glad you responded–

  2. Thank you. Quite poignant.

  3. I truly believe life is quite simply all about love.

    1. Exactly, Ron–my human, fallen self is always trying to complicate things. But as Dorothy Day, not to mention Christ said, “Love is the measure”….

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