Monday 30th May 2011
Today is the feast of St Joan of Arc.
All this worrying about will it happen or won’t is all rubbish of course, if we all have eternity to deal with.
In church yesterday, young Fr Stephen gave us a print out of some words from St. Basil about the Holy Spirit. It ends with a list, which he says we might like to consider over the next nine days before Ascension Day. It gives what they call the “fruits of the spirit,” and he says we should think which ones we already have and which we’d like to acquire:
A bit daunting really. I think I have Kindness, now and then, and honesty, which isn’t mentioned, but little or none of the others!