Thursday, 16 July 2015
The thing that struck me was the length of the voyage to get to this last planet in our Solar System - an incredibly long journey lasting nine years.
In a day and age when 'instant' has become the norm there is, I suspect, still much to be said for the speed of the tortoise as opposed to the hare! I even see recipe books on the theme of 'Slow' food!
Spiritually most of us would consider ourselves on a long, and sometimes 'slow' journey of faith. Perhaps we sometimes feel we're going round in circles and arriving back at the start once again! I often think our journeys take us through 'repeated' experiences yet we tackle these episodes as different people each time round.
I think there's great value in a long, slow journey - that's the journey of faith - one that takes a lifetime.
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