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. Thejoy is short-lived, and worldly worries come flooding back; for atthe heart of peace lies an elusiveness.
"When will you ever, Peace, wild wooddove, shy wings shut, Yourround me roaming end, and under be my boughs?" as Gerard ManleyHopkins wistfully put it.
There is another pathway that leads to a deeper, more lastingpeace. It is the road to silence. Set ...
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