Clear Heart Vision

Professions for Peace

invisible to the eye Antoine de Saint-Exupery Let’s embrace these wise words that Anne Sullivan taught 11-year old Helen Keller as described in the book The Story of My Life: “…the best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched, but just felt in the heart.”   [quote source]

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Today I share this touching parable to help crystallize the concept of seeing with our heart:

Two men, both seriously ill, occupied the same hospital room. One man was allowed to sit up in his bed for an hour each afternoon to help drain the fluid from his lungs. His bed was next to the room’s only window. The other man had to spend all his time on his back.

The men talked for hours on end. Every afternoon, when the man in the bed by the window could sit up, he would pass time by describing to his roommate…

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