While I was measuring a tree trunk in the backyard last week (I know, it’s a long story for another day), I looked down the side of the house and noticed St. Francis peacefully standing there mixed in filtered sunbeams. The view stopped my in my hurried tracks long enough to take a deep breath and snap this picture, of course. We’ve had this little statue in our backyard since we lived in our first house in Dallas. I honestly don’t remember the history of how we came to adopt him (maybe it was a wedding day prank?), nonetheless, he’s still with us. I assume he’ll move with us and be with us to the end.
It’s not ironic that his teachings were messages of light, hope, love and compassion for all.
“A single sunbeam is enough to drive away many shadows.”
“All the darkness in the world …