Monday, August 25, 2014

St. John of the Cross - 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

–St. John of the Cross
Love Poems from God
Daniel Ladinsky

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