Sunday, January 5, 2014

St. John of the Cross - What is Grace

‘What is grace’ I asked God.

And He said,

‘All that happens.’

Then He added, when I looked perplexed,

‘Could not lovers
say that every moment in their Beloved’s arms
was grace?

Existence is my arms,
though I well understand how one can turn
away from

until the heart has

From: Love Poems from God: by Daniel Ladinsky.

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