The Killing

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An excerpt:

“But the hardened old
and the hard-hearted young, although at odds
from the first morning, cursed him with one curse, 
Having prayed for a Rabbi or an armed Messiah
And found the Son of God.  What use to them
Was a God or a Son of God?  Of what avail 
for purposes such as theirs?”

by Edwin Muir
(From Appendix IV: Poetry, from the Liturgy of the Hours)

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Father John Hollowell (472 Posts)

Oldest of 11 children. Catholic Priest. Fan of God, my family and friends, Pope Benedict, John of the Cross, good movies, and football (but not football commercials).


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