"This, then is our desert:
to live facing despair,
but not to consent.
To trample it down under hope in the Cross.
To wage war against despair unceasingly.
That war is our wilderness.
If we wage it courageously,
we will find Christ at our side.
If we cannot face it,
we will never find him."
Monday, 21 December 2009
It's beginning to look a lot like .........
Snow this morning. Note the nice shade of Marian blue on the Christmas tree in the churchyard!
Standing outside Church in my cassock chatting to someone, I felt like a character from this: