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matisse 10It occurs to me I am writing Lenten posts and not countdown to spring.  Oh, well.

Deep spiritual thoughts (three for the price of none):

The most confusing and damnable part of the dark night is the suspicion and fear that much of the darkness is of one’s own making.

– Constance Fitzgerald.

For grace to be grace, it must give us things we didn’t know we needed and take us to places where we didn’t want to go.

– Kathleen Norris

How we perform those often dispiriting duties, from changing a baby’s diaper to the bathing of an aged parent, reveals what kind of God we worship.

-also Kathleen Norris in Acedia & Me.

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