Quote by Saint John of the Cross
In tribulation immediately draw near to God with confidence, and you will receive strength, enlightenment, and instruction.
This quote encourages individuals to seek solace and guidance in God during times of hardship. It suggests that by approaching God with unwavering faith and trust, one can find the strength to overcome challenges, gain clarity in their situation, and receive divine direction. In times of tribulation, this quote serves as a reminder that seeking spiritual support can provide comfort and the necessary tools to navigate through difficult circumstances.
There's something brave and touching about game girls of all ages keeping themselves smart in hard times - one thinks of those wonderful women during World War II drawing stocking seams in eyebrow pencil up the back of legs stained with gravy browning because nylons were so hard to get hold of.
And really, the reason we think of death in celestial terms is that the visible firmament, especially at night (above our blacked-out Paris with the gaunt arches of its Boulevard Exelmans and the ceaseless Alpine gurgle of desolate latrines), is the most adequate and ever-present symbol of that vast silent explosion.