Behold the Bridegroom comes at midnight! Blessed is he who is found watching, and again unworthy is he who is found heedless. Beware, therefore, o my soul, that you not be shut out of the Kingdom.
The image of staring into the darkness in anticipation of the coming and Bright Day of Christ is very powerful. Looking at all the evil in the world it is easy to become despondent. How terrible it is to be paralyzed from doing good! Only by keeping hope in Christ is it possible to continue to labor … [More]