Dear Sisters and Brothers,
This is Saint Oran, your brother and your kin.
Today is a day that calls for great attention on intention.
What is it that finds your attention? Do you focus on getting and having? Or do you hold fast to the intention of being? Being oneself, and a piece of the ALL?
Being in perfect harmony with the world around you. Having gratitude for all of it. This brings you to a oneness that liberates the soul.
Question. . .
Mine was a hard life. Relentless weather. Violent attacks and raids by those I called Brothers but, reconciliation is possible. If this can happen on Iona, this peace can be had anywhere. The very men who killed my brothers returned 600 years later to build my chapel, the abbey and the nunnery. They changed. They moved forwards in love.
Can this not happen with your mosque? Couldn't constant prayer in a place that for centuries only focused its attention on commerce be a good thing? The Christian church nearby can't [illegible] to prayers to God anchor and cleanse the miserable land there and make it whole again?
Work together, humans!
We have made these times of sadness occur so often in our history. It is time for
You will need this in the coming decades.
Oran (drawers the chapel)