Writing Inspiration for the Day

Here is a quotation from Pope Benedict XVI’s recent homily at the dedication Mass of the Church of the Sagrada Familia (Holy Family) that can inspire us as writers and artists:

“Beauty is one of mankind’s greatest needs; it is the root from which the branches of our peace and the fruits of our hope come forth. Beauty also reveals God because, like him, a work of beauty is pure gratuity; it calls us to freedom and draws us away from selfishness.” (You can find the entire homily here.)

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