Daily Archives: September 10, 2020

Ruined Rather Than Changed

The poet W.H. Auden once said, “We would rather be ruined than changed. We would rather die in our dread than climb the cross of the present and let our illusions die.” Several years ago, our church was practicing the spiritual exercise of neighborhood prayer-walking. We would partner up, walk around our neighborhood, greet whomever we saw, and...