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 by schoollostborders

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-