parting thought — wendell berry

“… So, friends, every day do something
that won’t compute. Love the Lord.
Love the world. Work for nothing.
Take all that you have and be poor.
Love someone who does not deserve it.
Denounce the government and embrace
the flag. Hope to live in that free
republic for which it stands.
Give your approval to all you cannot
understand. Praise ignorance, for what man
has not encountered he has not destroyed.”

~ excerpt from Wendell Berry’s poem “Manifesto: The Mad Farmer Liberation Front”

Gorgeous Paintings by Theo Altenberg.

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