Family, if ever there was a time to look back in history and take a quotation from Charles Dickens’ “A Tale of Two Cities”, this is it.
Ponder on this opening of his book.
Don’t give as much time to the beauty of the prose as to the dark meaning beneath the beautiful words.
Our Lord is talking to you through this passage. Listen to Him.
“It was the best of times; it was the worst of times; it was the age of wisdom; it was the age of foolishness; it was the epoch of belief; it was the epoch of incredulity; it was the season of Light; it was the season of Darkness; it was the spring of hope; it was the winter of despair; we had everything before us; we had nothing before us; we were all going direct to Heaven; we were all going direct the other way.”