Mary was the first to see the risen Lord. He sent her (Greek apóstolos, “one who is sent”) to his apostles as the first witness of His resurrection and the first messenger of the Good News.

Pope John Paul II

“Never in the field of human conflict was so much owed by so many to so few “

Winston S. Churchill

I recently found a book
“The Queen’s Gift Book in aid of Queen Mary’s Convalescent Auxiliary Hospitals for Soldiers and Sailors who have lost their limbs in the War”

As it is coming to the 100th Anniversary of the Armistice in 1918 and is also the 70th Anniversary of the NHS, here is a quote from a story in that book – which suggests many questions and answers

“We are in a maze,” she said at last, breaking her silence. “Are you sure of the way?”

The Magic Circle by Ethel M Dell.

… they found a very happy Hemulen who had eaten up one-seventh of the Mameluke.
‘You wretch!’ said the Snork. ‘How can I weigh my fish now?’
‘Weigh me and add it on,’ suggested the Hemulen.
It was one of his brighter days.

“Finn Family Moomintroll”- Tove Jansson

To grow old is inevitable,

To grow up is optional.

(Thank you to Iris for this)

“the thought is the seed for deed.”

Darke by Angie Sage