We see no visible signs of a coming glorious Kingdom of Christ. Mary did not. On the contrary, – as ever before, everything seems pointing to the defeat of Christ’s Kingdom.
Christians, as Jesus Christ, seem defeated always and everywhere – in a hidden life, in a public life – in life and in death.
Happy will we be if such apparent contradictions and failures but strengthen and increase our faith in Christ’s ultimate success and vindication and victory.
What a hard saying seems a typical paradox of Christ: “He that shall lose his life for My sake, shall find it.” When as good Christians we seem to be fighting a losing fight – as worldlings see it – do we battle on in spite of all difficulties and pray:…
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