Phillips Brooks - Visions and Task - On Good and Evil
Type of Spiritual Experience
Phillips Brooks (December 13, 1835 – January 23, 1893) was an American Episcopal clergyman and author, long the Rector of Boston's Trinity Church and briefly Bishop of Massachusetts, and particularly remembered as lyricist of the Christmas hymn, "O Little Town of Bethlehem". In the Episcopal liturgical calendar he is remembered on January 23.
A description of the experience
Phillips Brooks – Visions and Task
We are always giving things absolutely arbitrary characters. This thing is good, that thing is bad, we say; but badness or goodness, beauty or ugliness are not in things themselves, but in the way those things relate to us