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patience“In the midst of my sabbath year, I have been quiet, introspective and often times frustrated. My silence has oftentimes been misinterpreted. It is hard to be still when your heart is zealous. I imagine myself going back to Tarsus like the Apostle Paul, learning, with a certain stillness. In the beginning of my sabbath year, I fought it. Not in a wrestle with Jacob sort of way but in a slow and silent sort of rebellion. But caving in on my knees before the Blessed Sacrament, I gave my silent, inner “yes.” And I got quiet. And the land was still……”

 

Source: Where are you supposed to be? Right where you are – There’s Something About Mary

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