Reflection: Let Him Easter in us

Wednesday 6 April 2016

Br Mark O’Connor FMS

EASTER is now!

Gerard Manley Hopkins has a wonderful poem, ‘The Wreck of the Deutschland,’ where he uses the phrase ‘Let him Easter in us.’ In this phrase, he uses the noun Easter as a verb. Hopkins writes, ‘Let him Easter in us, be a dayspring to the dimness of us.’ 

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