Be silent and be blessed
Posted: 08 Feb 2013 @ 00:11
THE church erupts into a scurrying of handshakes, kisses,
smiles, and whispers. The Peace is being jubilantly exchanged. The
joy is short-lived, and worldly worries come flooding back; for at
the heart of peace lies an elusiveness.
"When will you ever, Peace, wild wooddove, shy wings shut, Your
round me roaming end, and under be my boughs?" as Gerard Manley
Hopkins wistfully put it.
There is another pathway that leads to a deeper, more lasting
peace. It is the road to ...
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