An Algerian monk, threatened with death, says to those who will inflict it: “What do we have to fear after all? To be thrown into the tenderness of God?” That’s certainly where I want to be, even if on most days the fear seems to triumph.

Boyle, Gregory (2010-02-14). Tattoos on the Heart: The Power of Boundless Compassion (p. 183). Free Press. Kindle Edition.

Csaba Osvath