Emmanuel again

Following from my thoughts yesterday I was reminded of these words from Bono that express things much more poetically (thanks Graham for posting and so reminding me of this)

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‘It dawned on me for the first time, really. It had dawned on me before, but it really sank in: the Christmas story. The idea that God, if there is a force of Love and Logic in the universe, that it would seek to explain itself is amazing enough. That it would seek to explain and describe itself by becoming a child in straw poverty, in shit and straw…. a child… I just thought: ‘Wow!’ Just the poetry….Unknowable love, unknowable power, describes itself as the most vulnerable.’

The quote comes from Bono on Bono – a book which my eldest son very discerningly bought me a little while back.

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