It all began with a simple greeting


As we enter into Holy week, I think back to the very beginning of how we came to the sorrow of this week– which will, thankfully, give way to joy. In the beginning there was also joy, just as there was the foreboding of sorrow— eventually giving way to victory….”Hail favored one! The Lord is with you.”
(photograph: reproduction of Fra Angelico’s Annunciation–Florence, Italy)

One comment on “It all began with a simple greeting

  1. Val says:

    And I saw this and my eyes lit up with FRA. ANGELICO!!! For reasons I don’t fully understand myself, I (Annunciation obsessed that I am) am somehow more drawn to the Fra. Angelico Annunciation in the cloister. Love it, love it, love it! Love this poem too:

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