Friday 12th June - Icon of the Day
My soul honours your soul
I honour the place in you where
The whole universe resides.
I honour the light, love, truth
Beauty and peace within you
Because it is also in me
In sharing these things we are united
We are the same we are one.
- Origin unknown
Image: ‘The Cathedral’, 1908, Auguste Rodin (1840 -1917). Musée Rodin, Paris
The stone sculpture is a combination of two right hands, belonging to two different figures. It was entitled ‘The Ark of the Covenant’ before being renamed, very probably after the publication of Rodin’s ‘Les Cathédrales de France’ in 1914. Parallels have been drawn between the inner space captured by the composition and Gothic architecture.
In St Mary’s prayer cycle for June 2020, today we pray for those feeling isolated and lonely.
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