The mind learns, the heart knows

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“We tend to separate the mind from the heart. We like to fill the mind; yet, we forget the hearth. Or else, we fill the heart with information that should fill the mind. Nevertheless, the two work differently: the mind learns; the heart knows. The mind is educated; the heart believes. The mind is intellectual, speculative; it reads and speaks. The heart is intuitive, mystical; it grows in silence. The two should be held together; and they should be brought together in the presence of God.”

Rev. Dr. John Chryssavgis, In the Heart of the Desert

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