May 26, 1942-Etty Hillesum

80 years ago today.

“I try to face up to Your world, God, not to escape from reality into beautiful dreams – although I believe that beautiful dreams can exist beside the most horrible reality – and I continue to praise Your creation, God, despite everything.”

Etty Hillesum


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