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Franciscan Fools – GodSpace Light – Keren Dibbens-Wyatt

March 15, 2018

Picture taken at the Sisters of Saint Francis of Philadelphia’s Mother House on the Feast of the Transitus in 2014

“Saint Francis lasted longer than I did at the Conference for Christian Leaders “Using Your Influence”. He sat through several speakers and nodded politely here and there whilst fiddling with the knots on his long string belt that symbolised his sacred vows. Mostly he kept his eyes shut and just peeked out at the thousands of people seated round him occasionally and then wisely shut them again. Sometimes it is just better to gaze at the inside of your own eyelids. The lights were bright and hot, and the air felt strange in the huge auditorium, full of a pumped up testosteronic excitement that had pulses and egos racing…”

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