"The nature of the Divine Presence is to give. As the sun gives light and warmth, as the plants give foliage, fruits, roots in abundance, so the Presence gives life to us, and death, too. Death and life are interwoven. When I die, it will not be true that the Presence will have reversed Itself, stopped giving, and will have taken away my life. Sister Death, as St. Francis called her, is a part of continual giving, which has meant change all along."
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