The skin of deeply spiritual persons

The skin of deeply spiritual persons
is not a dividing membrane
that separates them from the world—
but
a connecting membrane,
a permeable membrane,
through which
events of the world and
events of their inner life
flow into one another.

~ from TOWARD A GLOBAL SPIRITUALITY by Patricia Mische
Toward a Global Civilization? The Contribution of Religions
By Patricia M. Mische, Melissa Merkling