lenten journal: litany

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Maundy Thursday is a disquieting day for me — a cosmic juxtaposition of hope and despair that strikes on an intensely personal level. Here is how I put it into words.

litany

syrian war invades a campus that acts as a sanctuary
the light shines in the darkness and the darkness cannot put it out
boston’s longest-serving mayor won’t seek sixth term
the light shines in the darkness and the darkness cannot put it out
mandella hospitalized with recurring lung ailment
the light shines in the darkness and the darkness cannot put it out
clashes as chile students march for education reform
the light shines in the darkness and the darkness cannot put it out
pope francis washes feet of young detainees in ritual
the light shines in the darkness and the darkness cannot put it out
guantanamo hunger strikers ‘denied water’
the light shines in the darkness and the darkness cannot put it out
dna test reveals eighty markers for inherited cancer risk
the light shines in the darkness and the darkness cannot put it out
huge cyber-attack causes worldwide disruption
the light shines in the darkness and the darkness cannot put it out
newtown gunman had arsenal of pistols, shotguns, swords, and knives
the light shines in the darkness and the darkness cannot put it out
united nations special combat force for congo approved
the light shines in the darkness and the darkness cannot put it out

Peace,
Milton

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