Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Faith like a child...

This morning at the Holy Wednesday Liturgy,
a young girl (maybe 7 years old but small for her age)
came in and she went and kissed the icon of Christ on the stand
in the picture above.
Then she would cross herself,
do a full prostration
(bowing, in this case, in front of Christ, with face on ground,
hands in front, knees fully on ground)
and then kissed Christ again, crossed herself, full prostration.
She must have done this at least five times,
very seriously with deliberation, concentration, with the deep love and faith
that only a child can have...
It was beautiful...


Tracy said...

Sooo beautiful... so inspiring... May that we always honor Jesus as pure of faith as a child. Thank you for sharing this, Elizabeth... gave me much thought for this morning! :) ((HUG))

Granny Marigold said...

I think that sweet child would have brought me to tears.