Sunday, May 7, 2017

Quote of the Day (Sirach, on the ‘Prayer of the Lowly’)

“The prayer of the lowly pierces the clouds;
it does not rest till it reaches its goal;
nor will it withdraw till the Most High responds.”—Sirach 35:21

The image accompanying this post is the altar wall fresco in the Sistine Chapel of Michelangelo’s Last Judgment (1534-1541).

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