Quote for the Week

hazelnuts

He shewed me a little thing, the quantity of an hazel-nut, in the palm of my hand; and it was as round as a ball. I looked thereupon with eye of my understanding, and thought: What may this be? And it was answered generally thus: It is all that is made. I marvelled how it might last, for methought it might suddenly have fallen to naught for little. And I was answered in my understanding: It lasteth, and ever shall for that God loveth it. And so All-thing hath the Being by the love of God.

–Julian of Norwich, Revelations of Divine Love (A Revelation of Love — in Sixteen Shewings), Chapter 5; courtesy of Wikiquote

Posted on 09/11/2014, in Catholicism, Christianity, quote of the week, quotes, religion, saints and tagged , , , , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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