Many a Year of Weeding and Watering

VanTo make of me a beautiful rose, God has made use of many a year of weeding and watering, that is, by means of many sufferings and many tears.
Little Brother Marcel Văn CSsR (1928–1959)

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One thought on “Many a Year of Weeding and Watering

  1. This reminds me of a line from a Robert Frost poem: ‘the petal of the rose it was that stung’, although the poem is probably saying the opposite. But isn’t that the beauty of faith?

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