22nd December 2016

Dom Helder Camara

I used to think, when I was a child, that Christ might have been exaggerating when he warned about the dangers of wealth. Today, I know better. I know how very hard it is to be rich and still keep the milk of human kindness. Money has a dangerous way of putting scales on one’s eyes, a dangerous way of freezing people’s hands, eyes, lips, and hearts.

~~Dom Helder Camara

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