Tag: darkness

Wednesday of Hope – What is this Darkness?

What if this darkness is not the darkness of the tomb, but the darkness of the womb? – Valarie Kaur

Wednesday of Hope – Seeing Light

Hope is being able to see that there is light despite all of the darkness. – Desmond Tutu

Gratitude in the Darkness

Tomorrow is the first day . . . the First Sunday of Advent. We enter into the darkest season of the year, and in the Christian tradition, we await the Coming of the Light. So, there is reason to be grateful, even for the… Continue Reading “Gratitude in the Darkness”

The Garments of God

Today’s Lenten poem from Education for Justice is by Jessica Powers. The Garments of God God sits on a chair of darkness in my soul. He is God alone, supreme in His majesty. I sit at his feet, a child in the dark beside… Continue Reading “The Garments of God”

The Uses of Sorrow

Today’s Lenten poem from Education for Justice is by Mary Oliver, a favorite of many. The Uses of Sorrow Someone I loved once gave me a box full of darkness. It took me years to understand that this, too, was a gift. Source: “The… Continue Reading “The Uses of Sorrow”