In Praise of Day

“And God said,’Let there be light,’ and there was light.”

Genesis 1:3
Dawn on my farm
March 25, 2020
Effort, PA

“It is necessary for me to see the first point of light that begins to be dawn. It is necessary to be present alone at the resurrection of Day in solemn silence at which the sun appears, for at this moment all the affairs of cities, of governments, of war departments, are seen to be the bickering of mice. I receive from the Eastern woods, the tall oaks, the one word DAY. It is never the same. It is always in a totally new language.”

Thomas Merton – “Mine is the sunlight, mine is the morning…”

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