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Wednesday of Hope – Wendell Berry’s Wisdom

When despair for the world grows in me,
And I wake in the night in fear . . .
I go and lie down where the wood drake
Rests in beauty on the water,
And the great heron feeds.
I come into the peace of wild things
Who do not tax their lives with forethought of grief.
I come into the presence of still water.
And I feel above me the day blind stars waiting with their light.
I rest in the grace of the world and am free.

– Wendell Berry

Posted by opreach on October 10, 2017
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  1. 10/10/2017
    Jean Innes

    Wendell Berry’s beautiful words do indeed present an entree for peace.

    Reply

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