The Good, the Bad and the Usually Hidden

51yyhPdyn8LCaptureMy Featured Blogger this week is H. Robert Rubin, MD, of Pilgrim on a Long, Long Journey. Dr. Rubin is the author of the Amazon best-selling memoir “Look Backward Angel: The Life of a Jewish Physician Who Took a Different Path.” While his journey may be unique in character and color, it is universal in its message. In his books and in the brief, insightful meditations on his blog site, Dr. Rubin explores nothing less than the purpose of life. Read on.

Pilgrim on a Long, Long Journey

“And it was only when I lay there on rotting prison straw that I sensed within myself the first stirrings of good. Gradually it was disclosed to me that the line separating good and evil passes not through states, nor between classes, nor between political parties either—but right through every human heart—and through all human hearts.” Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn,The Gulag Archipelago 1918–1956. Earlier a piece of fiction reminded humans of the true nature of their hearts. That wasDr. Jekyll and Mr. Hydeby Robert Louis Stevenson.

To those who don’t practice a faith and who may not have a clear picture of sin, think about the comments you have made to particularly a loved one, that, you wish you had back. Solzhenitsyn, who risked his life in order to promote a better life for his fellow Soviet citizens, recognized the evil in his heart.

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13 Responses to The Good, the Bad and the Usually Hidden

  1. Love Solzhenitsyn! Great post!

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  2. Free Will


    I had a similar post. Maybe your guest blogger and I are the same age…hmmmm

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  3. Congratulations to Mr. Rubin. My best wishes to both of you, my friends.

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  4. A really nice and explicit share Mitch. Hope you’re having a blessed week.

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  5. lilyofthevalley777 says:

    Thanks Mitch. I visited the link and was drawn in by his style of writing. I enjoyed it, and let him know. I think I’ll even check out his book. Be blessed in the Lord, Mitch. ♡
    Susan

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      • lilyofthevalley777 says:

        Thank you…BTW, I meant to tell you as well, I like your whole blogsite. It’s busy, but intriguingly interesting. I just recently started a WordPress blogsite…getting a late start in life, but hey, what’s retirement for other than learning new things, finding out what your passion is and fine tuning it. As I mentioned to someone the other day, trial and error will be my teachers. 😊

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      • mitchteemley says:

        Thanks you, Susan. And, yes, that’s pretty much how you develop you blog. Experience, as the saying goes, is the best teacher.

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