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When discreet encounters with spiritual things get insinuated into your everyday life frequently over a few years, you don’t really notice that something is happening to direct your attention toward the transcendent, the divine. You only see that with perfect hindsight. Which happened to me on an otherwise ordinary day when something routine became an extraordinary catalyst that brought it all together, in the span of a few hours.
I have a copy of this photo framed on my desk at home. It reminds me what human goodness can be devined from God. The picture shows Pope John Paul II with Mehmet ali Ağca, who, on 13 May 1981, severely wounded John Paul during an attempt to assassinate him in Rome. Following the shooting, John Paul asked the world to "Pray for my brother (Ağca), whom I have sincerely forgiven." Two days after Christmas 1983, John Paul II visited the prison where his would-be assassin was being…