“No More Illusions :: Contemplative Activism :: A Model for Mission” in Catalyst Groupzine by Phileena + Chris Heuertz
….Activism alone can be a cruel master. Without a contemplative base, the false self tends to drive us; and even our best intentions toward good can be laced with violence—violence that looks very similar to the violence of conflict and social disasters that we try to attend to in our ministries. A life that is not centered in the silence of God can easily become a frantic and even violent frenzy of imposing ourselves on the world.
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