There is one rule by which to judge if God is with us or is far away —
for the tortured,
The guarantee of one’s prayer is not in saying a lot of words.
The guarantee of one’s petition is very easy to know:
How do I treat the poor?
–because that is where God is.
The degree to which you approach them,
and the love with which you pproach them,
or the scorn with which you approach them–
that is how you approach your God.
What you do to them, you do to God.
The way you look at them is the way you look at God.