up is down

The way up is down. I read it this week. Richard Rohr, who is not just Catholic, but a priest. Symbolic, right? What martyr, religious figure, what literary hero or heroine….didn’t have to go down, down, down, in order to achieve? Yet our current culture likes a success story. An “I’m on top of the … More up is down

staircase

Here’s the analogy: Life is similar to a staircase.  We keep climbing, striving, going up and up.  Moving towards goals.  Moving towards the end. Yet I’ve stopped climbing.  I’ve reached a floor, maybe the fourth.  Maybe the forty-fifth.  It doesn’t matter so much the number.  But I can’t locate the staircase.  I’m wandering around, lost, … More staircase