Wednesday, December 3, 2014

Dorothy Day Advent Reflection

Woodcut by Harlan Hubbard

Advent is a time of waiting, of expectation, of silence.  Waiting for our Lord to be born. A pregnant woman is so happy, so content. She lives in such a garment of silence, and it is as though she were listening to hear the stir of life within her. One always hears the stirring compared to the rustling of a bird in the hand. But the intentness with which one awaits such stirring is like nothing so much as a blanket of silence.  Dorothy Day

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2 comments:

  1. Oh, Beth, I love this sharing. This is such a beautiful passage that I truly relate too. Feeling grateFul this morning. Thanks for the added bit o contemplation!

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  2. Thank you Beth -

    I have much to learn from Dorothy Day.

    God bless you!

    Brian

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