Friday, April 02, 2010

Happy Good Friday

"Romantic love is blind to everything except what is lovable and lovely, but Christ’s love sees us with terrible clarity and sees us whole. Christ’s love so wishes our joy that it is ruthless against everything in us that diminishes our joy. The worst sentence Love can pass is that we behold the suffering which Love has endured for our sake, and that is also our acquittal. The justice and mercy of the judge are ultimately one."
-- Frederick Buechner

Via Lent & Beyond.

2 comments:

  1. "Ruthless against everything in us that diminshes our joy" - love this.

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