Monday, December 05, 2011

Advent 2011 : Day 9

In the beginning, hope is the womb of justice, and mercy, and peace.

But then, hope must become their nursery, their school-room.

Mother, nurse, governess.

Behind every great deed stands hope.

In the beginning, hope – of what was not, coming into being – gave birth to our world.

And, fully consistent with the nature of hope, the Word of Hope – Let there be light!  Let there be life! – entered the womb, the nursery, the school-room...Hope took on flesh, took on human form, human expression, human activity in the world in partnership with God’s activity, growing...

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