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Fiat Pax in Muris tuis

LawrenceOP-Fan
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"Pray for the peace of Jerusalem: they shall prosper that love thee. Peace be within thy walls, and prosperity within thy palaces." – Ps 121:6-7, which is the responsorial psalm used in these first …More
"Pray for the peace of Jerusalem: they shall prosper that love thee. Peace be within thy walls, and prosperity within thy palaces." – Ps 121:6-7, which is the responsorial psalm used in these first days of Advent. This photo is of the Jaffa Gate and the walls of Jerusalem.

Source: Lawrence OP on Flickr
Andrew3186
@Ultraviolet... I've racked my brain but you've stumped me this time. You're generally not so cryptic ....please enlighten us - what is the pestilence that Jerusalem need to be expunged of in order to attain peace?
Ultraviolet
Did you ever watch Sesame Street back in the 1970s, Andrew3186? Amazing as it seems by today's standards, Sesame Street was pretty educational.

Sometimes the characters did a neat little segment called "One of these things is not like the other/ One of these things doesn't belong." Nowaday, the politically correct crowd would be screaming how that isn't "inclusive" or "accepting" but …More
Did you ever watch Sesame Street back in the 1970s, Andrew3186? Amazing as it seems by today's standards, Sesame Street was pretty educational.

Sometimes the characters did a neat little segment called "One of these things is not like the other/ One of these things doesn't belong." Nowaday, the politically correct crowd would be screaming how that isn't "inclusive" or "accepting" but education back then was focused more on content instead of sensitivity. Here's an updated and highly relevant classic...

In case you're wondering, the attractive lady in the pantsuit is Loretta Long. She played "Susan Robinson" on the show and, it's not your imagination, she does have a striking resemblance to Michelle Obama.
Ultraviolet
Jerusalem shall never be at peace until it is cleansed of the pestilence infesting it.