Flat marker stone, Chester Cathedral.
BY EDWARD LEAR
The Christogram IHS is a monogram symbolizing Jesus Christ. It comes from the Greek abbreviation of IHΣΟΥΣ (Jesus). Overleigh cemetery, Chester.
“While it is always intrinsically difficult to assess the mood of a nation as diverse as South Africa, it appears that we are moving very rapidly between glorious hope and devastating despair and all the way back again, sometimes depending on events within a single day.”
– Stephen Grootes | 28 May 2018
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“When I, a human being, experience myself as cut off from God, at that very moment of the utmost abjection,
I am absolutely close to God,
since I find myself in the position of
the abandoned Christ.”