Palm trees figure heavily in Exodus. They give height to the land of the Jew’s captivity, they shelter on their trek from waterhole to waterhole. Later they mark where water can used for settlement. Lent is an exodus too – from the babel of data, passing voices and thrum of everyday sounds to a quiet oasis to find God within and without.
“The difference between a dreamer and a visionary is that a dreamer has his eyes closed and a visionary has his eyes open”
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“In faith there is enough light for those who want to believe and enough shadows to blind those who don’t.”
To the readers, lurkers, friends and strangers who stop by to look or comment – I wish you a very Merry Christmas. His light is the reason for the season.
“Life in a prison cell may well be compared to Advent; one waits, hopes, and does this, that, or the other- things that are of no real consequence- the door is shut, and can be opened only from the outside.”
Letters from Prison – November 21, 1943”
“My religion consists of a humble admiration of the illimitable superior spirit who reveals himself in the slight details we are able to perceive with our frail and feeble mind.” Albert Einstein