All posts in " Simone Weil "

Attempts to fill voids = all sins

By Dave Henning / May 19, 2022

“All sins are attempts to fill voids.  Because we cannot stand the God-shaped hole inside of us, we try stuffing it full of all sorts of things but only God may fill it.”- Simone Weil Sheila Walsh concludes Chapter 5 of Holding On as she talks about two Hebrew words used in the Old Testament […]


This infinite distance between God and God

By Dave Henning / August 17, 2019

“This infinite distance between God and God, this supreme tearing apart, this agony beyond all others, this marvel of love, is the crucifixion.  Nothing can be further from God than that which has been made accursed.”- Simone Weil, Waiting for God “I have set before you life and death, blessing and curse.  Therefore, choose life.”- […]

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