Lent’s inescapable mystery

Thinking about Mexico and the papal visit,  the bloody history of Mexico, the martyrs and sinners. As well as this from Flannery O’Connor:

If the writer believes that our life is and will remain essentially mysterious, if he looks upon us as beings existing in a created order to whose laws we freely respond, then what he sees on the surface will be of interest to him only as he can go through it into an experience of mystery itself. His kind of fiction will always be pushing its own limits outward toward the limits of mystery….

 

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