Bel Canto drew a varied response as a choice this time around for book club.
I was struck by the impact of beauty in a dark and ominous situation, the transformation it brought, the hope it nurtured and its part in the dignity of humanity.
I got home and thought of a connection I wish I had made. Tom Wright suggests that we have a responsibility to be 'workers for justice; explorers of spirituality, makers and menders of relationships, creators of beauty...' Wright, N.T. (2006:161). Simply Christian: Why Christianity Makes Sense. SanFrancisco: HarperSanFrancisco
As ever a fascinating discussion last night.