Thursday, December 23, 2010

Prison and Advent

Life in a prison cell may well be compared to Advent; one waits, hopes, and does this, that, or the other--things that are really of no consequence--the door is shut and can be opened only from the outside.

Dietrich Bonhoeffer from Tegel Prison: November 21, 1943 - To Eberhard Bethge

Letters and Papers from Prison by Dietrich Bonhoeffer

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