Quote by Henri Nouwen
In their poverty, the mentally handicapped reveal God to us and hold us close to the gospel.
This quote suggests that individuals who are mentally handicapped, despite their poverty, have the ability to reveal the presence of God to others. Their unique perspective and experiences allow them to bring us closer to the essence of the gospel, the teachings of Jesus. It implies that by embracing and understanding these individuals, we can gain deeper insight into spirituality and connect more authentically with our faith. The quote highlights the potential for spiritual growth and learning from the most vulnerable members of society.
If you ask a member of this generation two simple questions: How do you want the world to be in fifty years? and What do you want your life to be like five years from now? the answers are quite often preceded by Provided there is still a world and Provided I am still alive. To the often-heard question, Who are they, this new generation? one is tempted to answer, Those who hear the ticking. And to the other question, Who are they who utterly deny them? the answer may well be, Those who do not know, or refuse to face, things as they really are.
As long as there are guns, the individual that wants a gun for a crime is going to have one and going to get it. The only person who's going to be penalized and have difficulty is the law abiding citizen, who then cannot have it if he wants protection the protection of a weapon in his home, for home protection.