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Thursday, August 26, 2010

in omnibus caritas (In Everything Compassion)

in omnibus caritas

"Imagine a woman, destined for greatness. Let's call her Charity. She's beautiful, she's talented, she's kind, sweet, likeable--potential oozing out her pores. Like I said--destined for greatness. She's engaged to this incredible guy, and everything seems to be perfect, going her way. She has bluebirds circling overhead, a bounce in her step, a whistle on her lips, a twinkle in her eye.

And then somehow, she takes a very wrong turn. What started out as small chinks in her perfection led to bigger missteps--a white lie turned into shoplifting, turned into heavy drinking, turned into casual drug use, turned into selling herself to keep her habit. The bluebirds became vultures. The bounce became dreary shuffling. The whistle died, the twinkle dulled.

No longer virginal or a glistening pristine beauty, Charity turned her back on her fiance, knowing deep in her wounded, broken heart that he could never love someone like her anymore. What did she have to offer?" [For the Full Story]

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