Longing to be loved

Nelleke-Pieters-2B

As soon as we become
spiritually deaf to the voice
that calls us the beloved,
we are going to look someplace else
to make us the beloved.

–Henri J. M. Nouwen

Image: Nelleke Pieters

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The Return of the Prodigal Son

One of the oldest human needs
is having someone to wonder
where you are when you don’t
come home at night.

–Margaret Mead

Image: The Return Of The Prodigal Son 1670-74
by Bartolome Esteban Murillo

 

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