Wednesday, August 19, 2009

To give witness to my encounter

There is no need, no requirement, no obligation for me to defend values abstractly, even Christian values. For me, I must live the Movement, live my encounter that arises from an event, which is something that happened, happens, will happen to me. Living from my faith as it arises from my experience is called witness. By living this way I am faithful to Christ and true to myself.

For me, faith lived as an experience, an encounter, from which hope (i.e., certainty about the future) blooms, means not having to pretend.

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