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"I walked past him and I thought "I can't breathe...!" And then I looked at the man for more than a split second. He was not asking for any spare change. He seemed content. What an anachronism with the world I live in. I looked at the wrinkles And the soulful eyes I looked at his demeanor And his peaceful -dare I say blissful- gentle smile. Now THERE was a true, genuine, luminous smile! And I realized, almost immediately, that what I had taken as some kind of stench, was actually the scent of a saint."
- Luciano Pimentel, May 2007
Aye, it took more than a minute for it to actually dawn on perspicacious me.
Of course, when one is so accustomed to being surrounded by well-perfumed, well-to-do, non-decrepit physically but morally and spiritually decayed individuals, one gets used to it...
Anything perceived as (but not actually) "less" is immediately deemed "uncivilized"... Unworthy?
All this simply goes to show that we know very little. We have much to learn.
We are all learning. Each and every day.
Dedicated to the memory of August Felix and all those who have been, will be or are just like he was.