Touching Earth, finding spirit: A passage into the symbolic landscape. Betsy Perluss, E. (2006).

Betsy's article appeared in the Spring Journal. Issue 76, Part 2.
 

Touching Earth Finding Spirit - Betsy Perluss

We do not go into the desert to escape

people but to learn how to find them:
we do not leave them in order to have

nothing more to do with them,
but to find out the way
to do them the most good.

Thomas Merton-