The way forward for our Faith is not an easy one, but most worthwhile things are not easily obtained. Discipline and commitment are vital for any movement, spiritual, physical or mental; huge patience and perseverance are needed.
EVERGREENS decorate the home at this time of year. The Victorians used just about everything that was available: rosemary, bay laurel, holly, box, yew, and mistletoe, even bilberry. When all outside is brown and dead they are manifestations of the abiding life within the plant world.