Patience is not a substitute for the pursuit of justice and compassion in the world. It is a complement to that pursuit, borne up always by the gracious God who seeks to bring to completion the good work that he has begun.
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I’ve slid into a choir stall in the Abbey Church three or four times a day most days for the last two years. I am not vowed to this routine, and there are many times when class or work could keep me plenty occupied. But the liturgy gives me hope, and that hope draws me in day after day.
How do I cling to God at the office? How do I engage in self-offering love at school? At home, do I make it my business to help others love more easily? How do I build up the community into a true fellowship, a body for so great a head?