On Sat, 28 Dec 1996 14:57:08 -0700 Bette Tomlinson <[log in to unmask]>
>On Tue, 24 Dec 1996, Toby A Rider wrote:
>Thank you for this poem. I'll pass it along to those friends who say
>this world is too horrible to bring a child into it. I never have any
>response that seems adequate to that statement, since the world does
>to be terrifying. We forget that it has always been terrifying, but
>fear is based on an epiphenomenal illusion, not on the foundation of
>existence--which is love that transgresses all fear and boundaries.
Aye, it is a nice poem. I hoped someone would get something out
of it. It was given to me by the Rev. Canon Dr. Houston McKelvey, the
Canon to the Archbishop of the Church of Ireland. A true gentleman and
Peace be with you.
Athbhliain faoi Mhaise Duit.
Toby Arnold Rider