What Holiness is

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This is, I think, what holiness is:

the natural world, where every moment is full
of the passion to keep moving.

Inside every mind there’s a hermit’s cave full of light,
full of snow, full of concentration.

I’ve knelt there, and so have you,
hanging on to what you love,

to what is lovely.

Mary Oliver, At the Lake

photo of St. Finbar’s Oratory, Gougane Barra by (WT shared) Spircle at wts Wikivoyage

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