Most high glorious God, cast your light into the darkness of my heart. Give me, lord, right faith, firm hope, perfect charity, and profound humility with wisdom and perception so that I may carry out what is truly your holy will. Amen.
Toured pompeii today. Excavated bodies are preserved at the site from volcano victims from the first century. It boggles my mind how huge the world is in space and time. Nothing I can read and learn can ever touch the experience gained from witnessing the world. Truly incredible.