Not that this helps, but…

I was thinking tonight that the difficulty I had in reading “Burnt Norton” was because I don’t think I have wrestled enough with the great paradoxes of spiritual experience lately. Like in how time and timelessness is related — God is outside of time, humans are in time, the Incarnation is the thing that unites these experiences. An end can be a beginning and a death can be a rebirth as much as a beginning can signal the end of something. I haven’t thought about these recently, and it’s an effort trying to get back into these concepts. They’re not concepts that can be literally explained or defined, and maybe that’s part of the difficulty of it all.

It’s wonderfully beautifully poetry though.

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