Quote of the day, 21 February: Jessica Powers

I entered the kingdom in Noah’s week
at the sign of the rainbow,
out of black waters into the waters of life.

Jessica Powers

Sr. Miriam of the Holy Spirit, O.C.D.
Sign at Sexagesima, excerpt (1965)

N.B. The editor notes that Jessica Powers reported that she was baptized during Sexagesima week.

Powers, J 1999, The Selected Poetry of Jessica Powers, ICS Publications, Washington DC.

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  1. I was received and Confirmed, and received my first Eucharist, at an Easter Vigil, to candlelight. I know how she felt. (Conditionally Baptized shortly beforehand.)

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