Sunday, October 29, 2017

The madness of love

The madness of love 
Is a blessed fate;
And if we understood this
We would seek no other:
It brings into unity to
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.


~ Hadewijch of Antwerp
photo by Ansel Adams