A German’s Hope

spanish-tongue-twisterAmericans have a hard time expressing themselves or finding the right words to describe how they’re feeling.  An example would be, “Like it was a totally awesome movie, dawg.”  I rest my case.  The Germans may help us with this simple sentence that expresses the very best in us but unfortunately we are unable to say it out loud unless you stand at your bathroom mirror and try your very best.

The Bildungsroman toward Weltanschauung to suave Weltschmerz in every Zeitgeist to bring Schadenfreude especially through Gesamtkunstwerk.”

Roughly translated it tells others that in our formation (Bild…) toward a healthy world view (Welt…) addressing the world’s pain (Welts), through all generations (Zeit…) we experience joy (Schad…) especially through works of art (Gesam…).

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About Rev. Joe Jagodensky, SDS.

A Roman Catholic priest since 1980 and a member of the Society of the Divine Savior (Salvatorians). www.Salvatorians.com. He is associate pastor of partnering parishes, Christ King and St. Bernard parishes in Wauwatosa, WI.
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