Wednesday, January 08, 2003

News You Can Use

St. Theresa of Avila is reported to have said that many more tears have been shed over prayers that were answered than prayers that went unheeded.

And the Spanish have a saying, sometimes used as a farewell or formal closing to a conversation, that I think I understand very well: May no new thing arise.

There is a definite relation between these two thoughts, if only I were smart enough to explain it.


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