Saint's Lives and Writing: July 2004 Archives

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For those intrigued by this morning's Office of Readings, here's a place to get St. Bonaventure's entire treatise in both English and Latin.

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from "Filling the Long Space of Loneliness"
Ellen Wilson Fielding
in The Word Among Us August 2004

Rose remembered all her life a visit her father recounted making to an English poorhouse. A small, diseased child covered with sores drew close to Hawthorne and held up his arms beseechingly. Hawthorne's body reacted with strong physical revulsion, but he fought his natural response and picked up and hugged the child. He explained later that he felt God had promised the little boy that kindness and that he could never have called himself a man again if he had refused.

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