The Sacrament of Waiting

A dolphin and anchor emblem illustrating “Festina lente” (Make haste slowly) – By Arminiuzz (Own work) [CC BY 3.0], via Wikimedia Commons
I was reminded of this essay while writing my previous post. Maybe you’ve chanced upon it online yourself, as I did decades ago.

Written by a Jesuit priest in the Philippines, it resonated with me then (not only in matters of the heart, but especially so), as did a wise friend’s admonition to “Make haste slowly”.

Both are ageless in wisdom and ring true, especially to the young – perhaps now more than ever.

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