His Justice

His Justice

His justice, a surety,

carefully unfolding.

His peace, such blessing!

Gently bestowing.

~ D.F.

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“Justice will march before him, and make a way for his footsteps.”

~ Psalm 85:14

Photo:
New palm leaves

Heavenly

Heaven and the Bee

Perhaps this little bee can give us a glimpse of heaven?

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Bursting with life,
not barely,

Ever so busy,
yet not fretting,

One at home,
Hearts resting.

“You have made us for yourself, O Lord, and our hearts are restless until they rest in you.”

~ St Augustine of Hippo
(13 Nov 354 – 20 Aug 430)

+ May the souls of our dearly departed find eternal rest. Amen. +

All Souls Day
2 November 2013

Bending the Law

Bending the Law

Has the law demanding “an eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth” ever brought about a peaceful and lasting solution to any of the woes in this world?

Is it not rather in bending to mercy and forgiveness, that the law finds its true fulfilment and for man, a realisation of his nobler self?

Photo:
The placard reads “Please do not lean cycles against this wall”. Cambridge, UK

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“If you, LORD, keep account of sins,
Lord, who can stand?

But with you is forgiveness and
so you are revered.”
~ Psalm 130:3-4