These are the rules: Pass this on to 5 blogging friends. Open the closest book to you, not your favorite or most intellectual book, but the book closest to you at the moment, to page 56. Write the 5th sentence, as well as two to five sentences following that.
My book: Of Mary There Is Never Enough by William L. Biersach
Page 56, sentance 5 -
"When Adam and Eve fell, He held Her up to the serpent as a sign of Satan's ultimate destruction. As the complex twine of history unraveled, Mary remained foremost in His thoughts.
~I was with him forming all things; and was delighted every day, playing before him at all times. Playing in the world; and my delights were to be with the children of men. Proverbs VIII: 30-31 ~
Naturally, as the Holy Ghost "brooded" on His Spouse, awaiting the day when the most perfect of all creatures would fulfill Her destiny, She would emerge in His Revelation as He guided the hands and mouths of the prophets, "leaking out" between the lines and taking gradual form in the cascade of unfolding imagery.
Did the prohpets who spoke the thoughts of God understand them?"
As St. Bernard of Clairvaux said, "Holy Scripture was written for Mary, about Mary and on account of Mary."
I pass this on to...
Just a minute's Jenny, because she's been reading a really good book! :)
Renee at Go East They Said
Cecilia at Little Saints in the Making
Therese at The Musings of a Mom
Nadja at http://patchodirtfarm.blogspot.com/