Like water, holiness has no colour or form of itself,
And because of that, it reflects the sun.
The whole universe is reflected in it, moon and stars,
And we see ourselves as in a mirror.
Holiness bears no description,
Like water it moulds itself to the changing earth,
It cannot be discussed or analysed, it simply is,
And the mind awakes to recognise the real.
-- Fr. Bede OSB
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