{keeping faith}

I bought a used copy of Dag Hammarskjöld’s Markings recently; it arrived in the mail today. I have loved this book ever since I was in high school, but somewhere along the way, I lost my copy. I’m happy to have this volume on my shelf again.

Here is something I came across this evening.  It’s for my fellow gay and lesbian Episcopalians who are looking forward, from a great –and gay — man who strove with God.

We act in faith — and miracles occur.  In consequence, we are tempted to make the miracles the ground for our faith.  The cost of such weakness is that we lose the confidence of faith.  Faith is, faith creates, faith carries.  It is not derived from, nor created, no carried by anything except its own reality.


2 Responses to “{keeping faith}”

  1. Chuckles Says:

    Dag Hammarskjöld: My favorite Danish name. The street the embassy is on in Copenhagen is named after him. I used to wonder what his mom or dad would say when they were exasperated with him.

  2. Kevin Wolf Says:

    Chuckels, they’d say: “Dang, Hammarskjöld!”

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