Bernard of Clairvaux quote: … scepters & hoes…

Once again ’tis late & Virginia the Blogger must needs get her beauty sleep (!! – that’s a joke, but sleep is Rather Nice when you can get some, especially that rare-around-here uninterrupted premium pillow time…)

SO, here’s a quote from that great Cistercian, St. Bernard of Clairvaux:

“Learn the lesson that, if you are to do the work of a prophet, what you need is not a scepter but a hoe.”

Tanzania Happily Hoeing in the Maize (2)

grace, peace & busy hoes

   Virginia : )

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4 Responses to Bernard of Clairvaux quote: … scepters & hoes…

  1. vftmom247 says:

    This one got passed onto my brother and sister missionaries because so much of our ministry is working right alongside those we are ministering to. Thanks!

  2. What a wonderful quote, Virginia. Thanks for sharing!

    • Virginia says:

      Thought you might like this one, Sharron – you seem good at multi-tasking many ‘hoes’ (plowing the fields of ignorance & planting seeds of awareness of so many issues! : )

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