We are all wounded storytellers…

It’s a theme that seems to have been at the heart of many different readings and events in the last week, but this seemed to be the best summary of them:

Lord, open our eyes to see that the fruit of life comes when we plant seeds of hope among those whom the world rejects. Amen

 

It seemed to me to link very naturally with this idea:
Praise be to the God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ, the Father of compassion and the God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our troubles, so that we can comfort those in any trouble with the comfort we ourselves receive from God. For just as we share abundantly in the sufferings of Christ, so also our comfort abounds through Christ. If we are distressed, it is for your comfort and salvation; if we are comforted, it is for your comfort, which produces in you patient endurance of the same sufferings we suffer. And our hope for you is firm, because we know that just as you share in our sufferings, so also you share in our comfort.

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