Coming back from our winter solitude retreat last weekend we are still filled with the good spirit that flows when people spend time with each other in solitude. It reminds me of a beautiful line I learned back in my philosophy studies, reading Martin Buber's brief but challenging book on true encounter. When we meet each other in a climate where the other turns from a mere object of my interest into a Thou, we help a new space open up "in-between" us, Buber states: "The extended lines of I and Thou meet in the "eternal Thou."
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Almut & Chuck
Drs. Almut Furchert & Chuck Huff
Northfield, MN, USA
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