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Thursday, April 17, 2014

"Will You Draw Near?"

Shall I this year attend this drama of love and betrayal? Shall I bring to it all the anguish and ecstasy of my own loves and betrayals, or shall I stand at a distance, protecting myself awhile? Perhaps I can just be part of the chorus and do some suitable garment-rending for the purposes of a nice bit of "purgation of pity and fear"? Or is it that something deeper is required, something that costs not less than everything? I hover at the edge, uncertain at the alternatives set before me ...
- Will You Draw Near? Meditations for Holy Week - Sarah Coakley

2 Comments:

Blogger Dina said...

That is a good meditation, worth reading several times, and then deciding.

10:50 PM  
Blogger crystal said...

Hi Dina :)

2:17 AM  

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