Thursday, July 8, 2010

The madness of love


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The madness of love 
Is a blessed fate;
And if we understood this
We would seek no other:
It brings into unity
What was divided,
And this is the truth:
Bitterness it makes sweet,
It makes the stranger a neighbor,
And what was lowly it raises on high.
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~ Hadewijch of Antwerp
photo by Ansel Adams
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