Yerka, Jacek and Etty Hillesum – An Interrupted Life
Type of Spiritual Experience
Esther "Etty" Hillesum (15 January 1914 – 30 November 1943) was a Jewish woman whose letters and diaries, kept between 1941 and 1943, describe life in Amsterdam during the German occupation. They were published posthumously in 1981.
A description of the experience
Etty Hillesum – An Interrupted Life
So much that was beautiful and so much that was hard to bear. Yet whenever I showed myself ready to bear it, the hard was directly transformed into the beautiful